CloudX for VMware vCloud

VMware vCloud Suite is an integrated offering for building and managing VMware vSphere-based private cloud that can dramatically improve efficiency, agility and control for IT organization. Mellanox CloudX™ is a group of reference architectures that allows companies to build the most efficient, high performance and scalable clouds based on Mellanox's superior interconnect and off-the-shelf building blocks (servers, storage, interconnect, and software). CloudX for VMware vCloud reference architecture is the key to unlock VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center and unleash the true efficiency and performance of a cloud. It provides standard configuration that scales from entry-level designs for hundreds of users up to large, high-performance workload for thousands of users. The CloudX for VMware vCloud improves classical deployment of vCloud with offload, acceleration and virtualization features to enhance vCloud efficiency with advanced, scale-out storage technologies.

Solution Components:

  • VMware certified server platforms
  • VMware certified storage platforms compatible with VSAN or ScaleIO
  • Mellanox ConnectX series adapter
  • Mellanox SwitchX products with 40GbE support
  • VMware ESXi
  • VMware vCloud Network and Security
  • VMware vCloud Director


  • Easy Cloud Deployment: Achieve easier deployment of an enterprise- ready cloud with limited expertise and time
  • Application Acceleration: Unleash the power of RDMA by deploying 2.5x more VDI per server, accelerating VM migration by 40% and increasing storage throughput by 10x
  • SDN Acceleration: Unlock the true power of SDN’s agility using ConnectX-3 Pro VxLAN that is 30% faster than others
  • Faster Disaster Recovery: Live migrate the virtual machines using RDMA without affecting your application’s performance

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