Learn about the feature sets available in each version of VMware Tanzu Mission Control.

Tanzu Mission Control is offered in multiple versions, tailoring the set of features to your cluster management needs.

Many of the features and capabilities are available in all versions. Some features, like certain policy types and inspection types, are available only with some versions. For more information about the features available in Tanzu Mission Control for each version, see the VMware Tanzu Mission Control Feature Comparison Chart.

Tanzu Mission Control Essentials

Crafted specifically for Tanzu services on VMware Cloud offerings like VMware Cloud on AWS, Tanzu Mission Control Essentials provides a set of essential capabilities to organize your Kubernetes clusters and namespaces for scalable operations, and secure them with access control policies.

Tanzu Mission Control Standard

The standard version of Tanzu Mission Control comes with Tanzu Standard Edition, and provides an expanded set of capabilities for enterprises to manage Kubernetes across clusters, clouds, and teams. In addition to the basic multi-cloud, multi-cluster management capabilities included in Tanzu Mission Control Essentials, the standard version also offers capabilites like data protection and conformance inspection.

Tanzu Mission Control Advanced

The advanced version of Tanzu Mission Control is available standalone and contains all currently available functionality. This includes custom roles for access policies, additional policy types like networking, quota, and image registry policies, as well as custom policies for more granular control over your Kubernetes deployments.