vRealize Suite is available in standard, advanced, and enterprise editions. A vRealize Suite edition contains individual products with different product editions and different capabilities.

The standard, advanced, and enterprise editions of vRealize Suite each provide a different set of features, outlined in the following table.

Table 1. vRealize Suite Edition Capabilities

vRealize Suite Product

vRealize Suite Capability

Standard Edition

Advanced Edition

Enterprise Edition

vRealize Operations Manager (includes vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Infrastructure Navigator)

Log analysis

Yes

Yes

Yes

Operations platform

Yes

Yes

Yes

Visualization

Yes

Yes

Yes

Policy management

Yes

Yes

Yes

Performance monitoring and analytics

Yes

Yes

Yes

Capacity management

Yes

Yes

Yes

Workload balancing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Change, configuration, and compliance management

Yes

Yes

Yes

Application dependency mapping

Yes

Yes

Yes

Application monitoring

Yes

Yes

vRealize Business Cloud

Automatic virtual infrastructure metering, costing, and pricing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Automatic service catalog pricing, integrated with vRealize Automation

Yes

Yes

Yes

Virtual infrastructure consumption analysis

Yes

Yes

Yes

Exportable data set that allows automatic reporting

Yes

Yes

Yes

Public cloud and virtualization infrastructure cost comparison

Yes

Yes

Yes

Public cloud costing, consumption analysis, and pricing

No

Yes

Yes

Role-based showback in virtual infrastructure and public cloud

No

Yes

Yes

Data center optimization, integrated with vRealize Operations Manager

No

Yes

Yes

Quantifying virtual infrastructure reclamation opportunities, integrated with vRealize Operations Manager

No

Yes

Yes

Custom reporting, visual charts, and API for automatic data extraction

No

Yes

Yes

vRealize Automation

Self-service with unified service catalog and API functions

No

Yes

Yes

Multivendor virtual, physical, and public cloud support

No

Yes

Yes

IaaS. Single and multitier machine provisioning comprehensive life-cycle management

No

Yes

Yes

IaaS. Network and security configuration

No

Yes

Yes

Anything as a service (XaaS). Authoring of custom IT services

No

Yes

Yes

XaaS. Can be deployed as a catalog item or day-2 operation

No

Yes

Yes

Application authoring. Software component authoring and application stack provisioning

No

No

Yes

Application authoring. Dynamic software scripting and dependency bindings

No

No

Yes

Application authoring. Application centric network and security configuration

No

No

Yes

vRealize Suite Products

VMware vRealize Suite includes certain products or a subset of these products, depending on the vRealize Suite edition you purchase.

Table 2. Products Included with vRealize Suite

Product Name

Description

vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager

Automates Day 0 to Day 2 operations of the entire vRealize Suite, enabling a simplified operational experience. vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager automates lifecycle management with a single pane of glass, freeing customer resources to focus on business-critical initiatives, while improving time to value, reliability, and consistency.

vRealize Operations Manager

Collects performance data from each object at every level of your virtual environment, from individual virtual machines and disk drives to entire clusters and datacenters. It stores and analyzes the data, and uses that analysis to provide real-time information about problems, or potential problems, anywhere in your virtual environment.

vRealize Infrastructure Navigator

Provides automated discovery of application services, displays relationships, and maps dependencies of applications on virtualized compute, storage, and network resources.

vRealize Log Insight

Provides scalable log aggregation and indexing for vRealize Suite, including all editions of vSphere, with real-time search and analytics capabilities. Log Insight collects, imports, and analyzes logs to provide real-time answers to problems related to systems, services, and applications across physical, virtual, and cloud environments.

vRealize Automation

Helps deploy and provision business-relevant cloud services across private and public clouds, physical infrastructure, hypervisors, and public cloud providers. vRealize Automation Enterprise includes vRealize Automation Application Services.

vRealize Orchestrator

Simplifies the automation of complex IT tasks and integrates with vRealize Suite products to adapt and extend service delivery and operational management, effectively working with existing infrastructure, tools and processes.

vRealize Business

Provides information about financial aspects of your cloud infrastructure and lets you optimize and improve these operations.

vRealize Suite Editions and Their Product Editions

Certain product editions are available in the standard, advanced, and enterprise edition of vRealize Suite.

Table 3. vRealize Suite Software Product Editions in Suite Editions

vRealize Product Edition

vRealize Suite Standard Edition

vRealize Suite Advanced Edition

vRealize Suite Enterprise Edition

VMware vRealize Automation Advanced Edition

No

Yes

No

VMware vRealize Automation Enterprise Edition

No

No

Yes

VMware vRealize Operations Management Suite (Advanced)

Yes

Yes

Yes

VMware vRealize Operations Management Suite Application Monitoring

No

No

Yes

VMware vRealize Business Cloud Standard Edition

Yes

No

No

VMware vRealize Business Cloud Advanced Edition

No

Yes

Yes

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Advanced Edition

No

Yes

No

VMware vRealize Orchestrator Enterprise Edition

No

No

Yes

VMware vRealize Log Insight

Yes

Yes

Yes

VMware vRealize Infrastructure Navigator

Yes

Yes

Yes