Oracle Cloud VMware Solution

Security, predictability, and control make Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) the ideal platform for VMware. Rapidly transpose VMware estates to the cloud without changes to best practices or tools. VMware environments operate in a securely isolated customer tenancy with predictable performance and costs. Customers manage cloud infrastructure and VMware consoles for complete administrative control.

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Superior economics yields thelowest price per coreand no cost for the first 10 TB network egress

Independently scale compute from12 to 128 coreswith our flexible infrastructure

Globally consistent pricing in 48 regionswith 12 Azure interconnect and 13 dual regions per country

Why customers choose Oracle Cloud VMware Solution

  • Complete customer control

    Retain full root access and administrative control of VMware environments. Control when to patch, upgrade, or update software.

  • Migrate applications without modification

    Migrate applications as is, without refactoring application code. Lift and shift applications in just days from on-premises to Oracle Cloud VMware Solution.

  • Independent scaling of compute and storage

    Scale block volume capacity, performance, and cost on demand, independently from compute, to optimize your workloads.

  • Predictability across operations, performance, and costs

    Leverage on-premises licenses for a familiar VMware experience while enjoying high performance and globally consistent costs in the cloud.

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution features

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution customer successes

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TIM Brasil selects Oracle and Microsoft to migrate all of its data center workloads to the cloud

“Using a multicloud strategy, we are the first carrier in Brazil to move 100% of our workloads to the cloud. It includes moving our customer billing system, our CRM, and VMware to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Oracle has been a fantastic partner in our technology evolution.”

Pietro Labriola
CEO, TIM Brasil

Rumo runs Brazilian railroad operations on Oracle Cloud

“We were able to rapidly migrate mission-critical applications from our data centers to Oracle Cloud VMware Solution with no changes to applications, databases, and middleware. Higher performance, stability, management, and access have resulted in IT productivity and business agility with lower costs than alternative solutions.”

Christofer Faccin
IT Manager, Rumo Malha Norte

AYA Bank improves efficiency and cuts TCO 55% with Oracle Cloud VMware Solution

“Oracle Cloud VMware Solution takes just a matter of hours to move workloads into the cloud as we need them while keeping the full security credentials intact. Overall, we have seen a 55% lower annual TCO, paving the way for us to move additional VMware workloads in the future.”

Minn Wint Oo
Deputy Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer, AYA Bank

Maxim’s optimizes their operations with Oracle Cloud VMware and Exadata solutions

“Oracle Cloud VMware Solution has allowed us to strengthen our business continuity and disaster recovery workflow while building more capacity and scaling on demand.”

Louis Mah
Director of Information Technology, Maxim’s Group

Prophecy International Sees Bright Future with Oracle and VMware

“We knew relying on our on-premises systems had a shelf-life, but we couldn’t risk lengthy downtime or rearchitecting our platforms to make the switch to cloud. Oracle Cloud VMware Solution has helped us remove these challenges and support our clients in delivering unmatched customer experience, while also scaling as our business expands.”

Steve Challans
CISO, Prophecy International

Why choose OCI for VMware workloads?

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution is your implementation of VMware running on top of OCI—secured, managed, and controlled by you. Full control means the migration of your VMware workloads can be done on your terms.


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VMware services with other cloud vendors
Customer-controlled
Bring entire on-premises implementation to public cloud
Full transfer of skills, tools, and processes
Vendor-controlled
Different processes and experience than on-premises VMware
Same visibility and access as on-premises
SSH access to hypervisor
Configure hosts, clusters, and management VMs
Edit vSAN cluster settings
Browse datastores; upload and delete files
No or limited administrative access
Customer controls upgrade policy (version, time, defer)
Supports databases certified on previous versions of VMware
Stay compliant with third-party add-ons
Vendor decides VMware version
Customer negotiates upgrade window
All host types available in all regions
Disaster recovery where needed
Scale business-critical apps across the globe
Not all host types available in all regions
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VMware services with other cloud vendors
Deployed inside customer’s virtual cloud network
Full control over network security policy
Deployed in separate virtual private cloud
No end-to-end control over network security policy
No Oracle access after provisioning
Vendor retains security credentials
User interactions and behavior not tracked nor recorded
User interactions and behavior tracked and recorded via experience analytics tools
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VMware services with other cloud vendors
46 total regions
Up to 17 total regions
7 government regions
Up to 1 government region
FedRAMP High ATO
Not certified for FedRAMP High ATO (Azure VMware Solution and Google Cloud VMware Engine)
DISA IL5
Not certified for DISA IL5
12 cloud regions connected to Azure
AWS and GCP not connected to Azure
Available on Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer
Shipping since August 2020
Not shipping VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts (Beta)

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution pricing

Oracle Cloud VMware Solution

Commitment duration
X7 Dense 52
BM.DenseIO2.52
52 OCPUs
768 GB RAM,
51.2 TB NVMe storage
E4 Dense 32
BM.DenseIO.E4.32
32 OCPUs
2 TB RAM, 54.4 TB Storage
E4 Dense 64
BM.DenseIO.E4.64
64 OCPUs
2 TB RAM, 54.4 TB Storage
E4 Dense 128
BM.DenseIO.E4.128
128 OCPUs
2 TB RAM, 54.4 TB Storage
X7 Standard 52 BM.Standard2 52
52 OCPUs
768 GB RAM
Block Storage
X9 Standard 64 BM.Standard3
64 OCPUs(1)
1 TB RAM
Block Storage
E4 Standard 128 BM.Standard.E4
128 OCPUs(2)
2 TB RAM
Block Storage
On demand (hourly3) $12.67/hour $9.75/hour $15.60/hour $24.95/hour $11.13/hour $13.26/hour $24.96/hour
1 month $10.56/hour $8.12/hour $13.00/hour $20.80/hour - - -
1 year(4) $8.45/hour $6.50/hour $10.40/hour $16.64/hour $8.08/hour $9.54/hour $16.64/hour
3 years(4) $6.86/hour $5.28/hour $8.45/hour $13.52/hour $5.90/hour $6.90/hour $13.52/hour

*Notes:
1. X9 Standard 64 also available in 16, 32, 48 core options
2. E4 Standard 128 also available in 32, 48, 64, 96, 128 core options
3. Hourly commitment requires a minimum of 8 hours
4. Cancelling service prior to the end of the commitment does not stop metering

August 22, 2023

Announcing Oracle Cloud VMware Solution Summer 2023 Release and VMware Cloud Universal

Learn about Oracle and VMware’s expanded partnership, with Oracle Cloud VMware Solution joining the VMware Cloud Universal program.

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