VMware said its cloud management platforms, vRealize Automation 7 and vRealize Business Standard 7, are available now.
These cloud management platforms are expected to empower IT teams to drive digital business transformation within their organizations.
In a press statement, the company said the availability of VMware vRealize Automation 7 and VMware vRealize Business Standard 7, along with VMware vRealize Operations 6.1 and VMware vRealize Log Insight 3, complete a comprehensive update of the VMware vRealize Suite.
According to a recent Forrester Research Total Economic Impact study, the VMware vRealize Suite can accelerate the application release process from weeks to less than one day.
In addition, it improves IT efficiency by reducing capacity used by 10 percent and delivering hardware cost avoidance of 15 percent, resulting in a Return on Investment of 243 percent.
VMware also advanced the capabilities of VMware vRealize Automation 7 by introducing unified service blueprint capabilities.
These capabilities are designed to enable IT and DevOps teams to simplify and accelerate the delivery of integrated multi-tier applications with application-centric networking and security across clouds.
Similarly, VMware vRealize Business Standard 7 was upgraded by adding several new and enhanced capabilities to provide IT teams with increased transparency and control over the costs and quality of IT services.
The company said this release features new costing and pricing policies for private and public clouds including VMware vCloud Air, AWS, and all other clouds supported by vRealize Automation.