Advancing and Simplifying Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) Solutions

Intel and VMware enable next-generation software-defined data center (SDDC), hybrid cloud, and virtualized enterprise workload solutions.

Partners in Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI)

For over a decade, Intel and VMware have collaborated to deliver innovative solutions that enable IT to continually transform their data centers. We continue that legacy today to accelerate Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) and hybrid cloud deployments, enabling IT to advance innovation, optimize system services in real-time, deliver business agility, improve security and control, and lower operational costs.

Optimized VMware hyper-converged solutions based on Intel® architecture bring together best-in-class compute, storage, and network virtualization managed through vRealize. These solutions help simplify and speed SDI/SDDC adoption in the enterprise and are delivered in different forms including:

  • vSAN* ReadyNodes – include VMware certified components, validated to work together, easy to acquire and deploy. By further selecting a vSAN* Intel® Select Solution the solution is already verified for balanced and optimized performance
  • Dell EMC VxRAIL – turnkey appliance preloaded with vSAN*
  • Build your own solutions from certified components - tailored to meet your specific requirements

Working together, we enable optimized and unified hybrid cloud solutions, based on VMware software and Intel® architecture that enable customers to confidently integrate clouds of any type to scale and extend their businesses. Joint efforts also provide comprehensive security measures in software and hardware. These advanced solutions let IT rapidly develop, automatically deliver, and manage all of their enterprise applications.

Intel and VMware Collaborate on Data Center Innovation

This video features interviews with VMware, Intel, and phoenixNAP executives discussing how VMware’s use of Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors in data centers.

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A Growing Partnership

Hyper-Tune Storage with VMware vSAN* 6.6

Intel® Select Solutions for VMware vSAN* 6.6 offer a rapid, seamless path to extended storage virtualization with a hyper-converged solution optimized for peak performance. Learn more about optimized vSAN deployment solutions.

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Achieve Scalability with Intel and VMware

Intel and VMware help organizations move to a software-defined infrastructure to accelerate performance and improve security, flexibility, and agility. VMware Cloud Foundation* makes hybrid cloud possible and delivers elastic scalability.

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Intel® Select Solution Featuring VMware vSAN*

Richard Brunner, Principal Engineer, and VP of Server Platform Technology at VMware, joins Conversations in the Cloud to discuss the new Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and how VMware is collaborating with Intel to deliver new data center solutions, based on the new processor capabilities.

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vSAN Hits Another Gear with Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family

Read Michael Haag's blog on how VMware vSAN 6.6 supports Intel® Xeon® processor Scalable family on day 1 - ushering in the next-generation of hyper-converged solutions that can deliver 2.5x greater performance and 2.5x greater VM density versus previous server platforms and vSAN 6.5, cutting your costs to adopt HCI even more than before.

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Collaborating on Hyperconverged Infrastructure

VMware vSAN* technology combined with Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Optane™ technology produces 13x performance gains.

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PhoenixNAP Runs VMware on Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

PhoenixNAP increases performance and security for virtualization, cloud, and demanding workloads with VMware NSX* and Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors.

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A Unified Platform for Both VMs and Containers

Guidance for deploying vSphere Integrated Containers on VMware Cloud Foundation, creating a unified platform for both VMs and containers.

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Evaluator Group Brief on Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor

Testing the next generation Hyperconverged configurations based on VMware vSAN* and Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with Intel® Optane™ technology and 3D flash storage.

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Software-Defined Storage Can Solve Your Data Storage Challenges

VMware Virtual SAN* (VSAN) software running on hardware powered by Intel® architecture delivers a high-performance, scalable storage solution that easily scales, and helps reduce the total cost of ownership of storage by as much as 50 percent.

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Intrusion Prevention System Integrated with VMware NSX*

The integration of McAfee Network Security Platform into VMware NSX* allows IT to dynamically protect, manage, remediate, and support compliance in their SDI with next-generation Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) services. This enhances the ability of VMware NSX* to securely deliver next-generation network virtualization for enterprises.

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Smarter Business, Smarter World

Explore the future of the data center with developments in analytics, cloud computing, and more.

Advanced Analytics

Advanced analytics is reshaping the enterprise with new discoveries, better customer experiences, and improved products and services—all realized by actionable insight. See what Intel solutions can do for your business.

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Cloud Computing

Build cloud solutions on the trusted Intel platform, and get the agility and security your business needs to innovate in a hyper-connected world. Intel® technologies support a broad set of workloads, including the most high-demand applications.

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Network Transformation

Tomorrow’s enterprise services and customer products are being driven by 5G experiences. Learn more about the Intel® technologies that make network transformation possible.

Transform your network

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) helps extract deeper intelligence from data. See how early adopters of AI are uncovering significant breakthroughs—from solving complex medical challenges to predicting global events.

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