VMware Tanzu Architecture for Dell EMC VxRail


Accelerate Your Digital Transformation with VMware Tanzu Application Service and Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Tanzu Architecture for VxRail is purpose-built for running Tanzu Application Service. The stack includes Tanzu Application Service and VMware virtualization atop Dell EMC hyperconverged VxRail infrastructure. The solution delivers a fast, simple way to deploy and run Tanzu Application Service in your data center.

Go Cloud Native to Keep Pace

Cloud native patterns are a modern approach to application architecture, development and delivery that has emerged as a natural response to the changes in business needs and infrastructure capabilities. This new model directly increases the speed and agility of application delivery for IT organizations and has proven its benefits for startups and established enterprises alike. Tanzu Architecture for VxRail is the fastest way to get Tanzu Application Service up and running in your data center. Accelerate your transformation with an “it just works” experience. Tanzu Architecture for VxRail supports Tanzu Application Service and VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition.

Tanzu Application Service

Tanzu Application Service is a cloud native platform for building and deploying next-generation applications. Based on open source technology, Tanzu Application Service enables your enterprise to rapidly deliver new experiences to customers by building and deploying new applications quickly. Your teams can use any language/runtime and leverage various backing services, deferring much of the operational complexity to the platform.

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Tanzu Architecture for VxRail

Tanzu Architecture for VxRail is a tested and validated reference architecture for deploying Tanzu Application Service on VxRail. With configurations for high availability, comprehensive product support, and options for object storage, Tanzu Architecture for VxRail is the best way to deploy Tanzu Application Service on-premises.

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Business Benefits

Tanzu Application Service

Cloud Native Platform

Accelerate application development and reduce time to market
Streamline operations to rapidly respond to market demands
Achieve software-led, digital transformation
Tanzu Architecture for VxRail

Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Reliable Deployment. Tanzu Architecture for VxRail is a proven hardware and software solution.
Ready Infrastructure. Tanzu Architecture for VxRail is built on the only fully integrated, preconfigured, and pre-tested VMware hyperconverged infrastructure family on the market.
Resilient Architecture. Tanzu Architecture for VxRail offers multi-site, multi-foundation, and multiple availability zone configuration options that deliver maximum uptime, geographic coverage, and resiliency.

Key Features

Tanzu Application Service

Customers around the world are modernizing and accelerating their software delivery with Tanzu Application Service. The platform is built on open technologies that enjoy broad industry momentum. Tanzu Application Service pairs enterprise-grade security, scalability, high availability, and operational control with a streamlined developer workflow that accelerates application delivery.

  • Tanzu Application Service, a modern runtime for Java, .NET, and Node apps
  • Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition, enterprise-grade Kubernetes
  • Attachable backing services
  • Structured deployment process
  • Four layers of high availability
  • Integrated logging
  • Zero downtime updates
  • Platform security and visibility
Tanzu Architecture for VxRail from Dell EMC

Tanzu Architecture for VxRail provides a tested, validated reference architecture on which to deploy a highly available enterprise‑grade developer platform. Built on hyper‑converged VxRail, Tanzu Architecture for VxRail delivers automated lifecycle management of the infrastructure, a critical element in accelerating your transformation into a digital business.

  • Tanzu Application Service and Tanzu Kubernetes Grid Integrated Edition reference architectures on VxRail
  • Fully software defined infrastructure
  • “Always on” highly available configurations
  • A central management console
  • Modular design that scales with you
  • Integrated backup & disaster recovery options
Tanzu Architecture for VxRail:
What’s in the Box

Tanzu Architecture for VxRail by Dell EMC is built on the Dell EMC VxRail to provide a simple way to run Tanzu Application Service on‑premises. Further, Tanzu Architecture for VxRail provides you with greater control and flexibility over your Tanzu Application Service deployment, with infrastructure that allows you to start small and grow.

Dell EMC VxRail is the only fully integrated, preconfigured, and pretested VMware hyper‑converged infrastructure family on the market. It dramatically simplifies IT operations while lowering overall capital and operational costs.

Dell EMC Networking top‑of‑rack (ToR) high‑density switches offer ultra‑low latency and line rate performance designed for data centers.

Tanzu Application Service handles infrastructure, OS patching and container orchestration. The platform also provides built‑in tools for scaling, metrics, microservice patterns and modern stream processing, so teams can focus on activities that drive business value.

VMware vSphere® optimizes performance, availability and efficiency from infrastructure and applications, making it the ideal foundation for any cloud environment.

VMware NSX-T ® provides an agile software-defined infrastructure to build cloud native application environments.