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Hybrid Cloud the best of both worlds

VMware vCloud® Air™ from Telstra gives you the agility and convenience of public cloud with the freedom to run your application onsite, offsite or both.

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Hybrid Cloud made easy

Expand your business into the cloud seamlessly. Ensure your data is protected, recoverable and accessible.

vCloud Air is a public cloud platform built on VMware vSphere, compatible with your existing data centre. It allows you to migrate existing onsite virtual machines (VMs) and workloads into and out of the public cloud with ease, using the same VMware tools you use now.

vCloud Air core service offering:       

  • vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud - single-tenant, physically isolated infrastructure dedicated to you. Offers the broadest set of capabilities. Ideal for high performance applications and large workloads. Pay a predictable monthly fee with our subscription service.
  • vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud – multi-tenant, logically isolated service providing performance and value. Expand your business seamlessly. Pay a predictable monthly fee with our subscription service. On-demand options are available if you purchase with SPP credits.
  • vCloud Air Disaster Recovery - Ensure your data is protected, recoverable and accessible with a cloud-based failover environment with recovery SLAs. Maintain critical business solutions with minimal downtime.

Select your preferred service and purchase add-ons to meet your needs.

You can also use VMware’s Subscription Purchasing Program (SPP) – a flexible and cost-effective way to order vCloud Air services.

  • vCloud Air service credits - Purchase pre-paid credits using VMware’s Subscription Purchasing Program (SPP). Pre-paid credits can be redeemed for Subscription and On Demand services.

Contact us

Talk to your Account Executive.

Not sure who they are?

Call 1300 835 787

We're available Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

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Using vCloud Air services

Telstra and VMware have teamed up to provide your business with cloud services that simplify hybrid cloud models including migration and management of workloads with common tools.

The first infrastructure location is in Melbourne, with further locations planned for Australia.

This public cloud infrastructure is ideal for:

  • Disaster recovery targets for on-premise and Telstra VMware Cloud deployments
  • Existing mission-critical and enterprise applications
  • Running seasonal workloads
  • Development, testing and deployment

Why us

  • Telstra IP network integration - The vCloud Air service is built into Telstra’s IP network backbone, providing abundant bandwidth.
  • Optimised cloud network – We’ve made it easy to extend your virtual private network to the cloud with Cloud Gateway. There’s no charge to connect and transfer data to the cloud over our Next IP network.  Extend your IT infrastructure beyond the physical limits of your data centre to the cloud, without changing how you do things.
  • 24x7 support– Get all the support you need to help you make the most out of VMware vCloud Air Services. We’ll also ensure that the services you choose will work alongside Telstra infrastructure services and other selected network services.
  • Choice of solutions by leading providers - The combined resources of Telstra and our technology partners ensure cloud services are innovative and high performing. Coupled with Telstra’s network and additional services to design optimise and operate your environment, you can tailor a powerful solution for your business.
 

Benefits

 

Broadest OS and application support — the fastest path to cloud
VMware vCloud Air supports over 5,000 applications and dozens of operating systems that are certified to run on VMware vSphere. You can run your applications in the cloud with no changes required and trust that the foundation is ready to support your needs.

 
 

Built for hybrid cloud
vCloud Air is delivered as a secure and compliant cloud service using industry best practices. With inbuilt redundancy and high availability, vCloud Air is an extension of your data centre, allowing you to confidently move workloads and applications across vSphere-based clouds.

 
 

Comprehensive suite of vSphere management tools
VMware vCloud Air is built on the same platform as vSphere and is integrated with various management tools including vSphere Web Client, vRealize Automation, vRealize Operations, vCloud Connector and more.

 
 

Choice of block storage
Choose between standard or SSD-accelerated storage for workloads that require highest IOPs performance. Both options allow for effortless growth of Virtual Machine Disks (VMDKs) without downtime, and the flexibility to migrate across storage tiers based on your workloads storage performance demands.

 
 

We have a solutions to fit your needs

vCloud Air dedicated cloud
vCloud Air Virtual private cloud
vCloud Air disaster recovery
vCloud Air service credits

Each service offers a variety of features and add-ons to meet your needs.

Available in 1, 3, 12, 24 and 36 month subscription terms.

Contact us

Talk to your Account Executive.

Not sure who they are?

  Call 1300 835 787

We're available Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm

  Cloud Services Portal

  Browse our cloud services

  Support

vCloud Air dedicated cloud

Single-tenant, physically isolated infrastructure service.

Subscription services:

Service

Included resources

Monthly fee (Plus GST)

Ideal for

Standard

35GHz vCPU

From $13,259

• Extending existing applications
• Testing and development
• Customer needing:

Over subscription

Isolated hardware

3rd party licensing

240GB vRAM

6TB standard storage

50Mbps internet bandwidth

3 public IPs

SSD accelerated

35 GHz vCPU

From $13,754

240GB vRAM

6TB SSD accelerated storage

50Mbps internet bandwidth

3 public IPs

Production support is included as part of these core services.

Add-ons:

Service

Included resources

Monthly fee (plus GST)

Compute1

35GHz vCPU, 240GB vRAM

From $9,441

Support

Production support per compute add-on

From $1,559

Storage

6TB standard storage

From $495

6TB SSD-accelerated storage

From $990

Network

50Mbps internet bandwidth

From $1,638

Direct connect 1Gbps port2

From $1,333

1 public IP address

From $42

Backup

Data protection for 1 front-end TB

From $680

Data import

Offline data transfer

From $344

1 Additional support required with every compute add-on

2 Required to connect with Telstra’s Cloud Gateway service

 

Operating systems and software

Operating system and software licences can be consumed and managed through the VMware vCloud® Air™ Web Console. Licensing fees are not displayed on your quote page or checkout page on the Telstra Cloud Services Store or the Telstra Cloud Services Portal. Any operating system and software licences consumed will appear in your monthly bill.

Operating systems

Operating system

Monthly fee (per vCPU)

Microsoft

Windows Server 2008

From $36

Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server (imported  vCPU)

Linux

Linux Enterprise Server

From $159

Software

Software

Monthly fee (per vCPU)

Microsoft

SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition

From $879

SQL Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition

SQL Server 2008 Web Edition

From $167

SQL Server 2012 Web Edition

 

 

vCloud Air virtual private cloud (subscription)

Logically isolated, multi-tenant compute service. Prices below are for the subscription service. On Demand options are available if you purchase with SPP credits.

Contact us for more information.

Subscription services:

Service

Included resources

Monthly fee (plus GST)

Ideal for

Standard

10GHz allocated vCPU

From $1,404

• Testing and development
• Seasonal workloads
• Enterprise applications

20GB vRAM

2TB standard storage

10Mbps internet bandwidth

2 public IPs

SSD accelerated

10 GHz allocated vCPU

From $1,569

20GB vRAM

2TB SSD accelerated storage

10Mbps internet bandwidth

2 public IPs

Production support is included as part of these core services.

Add-ons:

SERVICE

INCLUDED RESOURCES

MONTHLY FEE (plus GST)

Compute1

10GHz allocated vCPU, 20GB vRAM

From $642

Support

Production support per compute add-on

From $194

Storage

2TB standard storage

From $165

2TB SSD-accelerated storage

From $330

Network

10Mbps internet bandwidth

From $315

Direct connect 1Gbps port 2

From $1,333

1 public IP address

From $44

Data import

Offline data transfer

From $344

1 Additional support required with every compute add-on

2 Required to connect with Telstra’s Cloud Gateway

 

Operating systems and software

Operating system and software licences can be consumed and managed through the VMware vCloud® Air™ Web Console. Licensing fees are not displayed on your quote page or checkout page on Telstra’s Cloud Services Store or the Telstra’s Cloud Services Portal. Any operating system and software licences consumed will appear in your monthly bill.

 

Operating systems

Operating system

Monthly fee (per vCPU)

Microsoft

Windows Server 2008

From $32

Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server (imported  vCPU)

From $36

Linux

Linux Enterprise Server

From $143

Software

Software

Monthly fee (per vCPU)

Microsoft

SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition

From $790

SQL Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition

SQL Server 2008 Web Edition

From $151

SQL Server 2012 Web Edition

 

 

 

vCloud Air disaster recovery

Business continuity for your on-premises environment, safe in our cloud. Contact us for more information on this service.

Subscription service:

Service

Included resources

Monthly fee (plus GST)

Ideal for

Standard

10 GHz vCPU

From $1,210

• Self-service disaster recovery protection
• Custom recovery point objectives
• Automated failover testing, planned migrations and recovery

• Elastic cloud compute and storage

20GB vRAM

1TB standard storage

10Mbps internet bandwidth

2 public IPs

Production support and failover tests included as part of this core service.

Add-ons:

SERVICE

INCLUDED RESOURCES

MONTHLY FEE (EXCLUDING GST)

Compute

10GHz allocated vCPU, 20GB vRAM

From $398

Storage

1TB standard storage

From $365

Network

10Mbps internet bandwidth

From $315

Direct connect 1Gbps port 1

From $1,333

1 public IP address

From $44

Data import

Offline data transfer

From $344

vCloud Air service credits

Use VMware’s Subscription Purchasing Plan (SPP) credits to pre-pay for Subscription and On Demand services. Pay lower fees when you purchase more credits in a single transaction.

You simply supply your VMware Purchasing Program (VPP) membership number, obtained from the VMware Purchasing Program page, when purchasing SPP credits.

There are four SPP tiers based on the quantity of credits you’ve purchased. Purchasing more credits can move you up to a higher tier. Higher tiers have a lower fee per credit.

E.g. Buying 200 credits puts you in tier 1, which, at $100 per credit will cost you $20,000. Buying 400 credits puts you in tier 2, which, at $98 per credit will cost you $39,200.

Credits are valid for a period of 12 months.

Tier

SPP Credit quantity per tier

Fee per credit

Tier 1

1-2491

$100

Tier 2

250-599

$98

Tier 3

600-999

$97

Tier 4

1000-17492

$96

 1The minimum number of credits that can be purchased is one.

2For existing Telstra customers, the maximum number of credits that can be purchased is 1749. If you don’t have a Telstra account, the maximum number of credits you can purchase is 10.  

All services are billed monthly by Telstra.

Pricing is in Australian dollars and exclusive of GST.

Refer to our Pricing guide for more detailed pricing information.

1. Register

Register for the Cloud Services Portal, your entry point to the vCloud Air console. Monitor usage and access support for your service.

There’s no charge to register:  

 

2. Purchase

Get started with your vCloud Air service today.

 

vCloud Air Disaster Recovery

Purchase

vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud Subscription

Purchase

vCloud Air Dedicated cloud

Purchase

 

Our pricing guide lists out all available resources and the fees that apply.

 

Want to pre-pay for vCloud Air services?

Use VMware’s Subscription Purchasing Program (SPP), part of our vCloud Air service credits offering. SPP credits give you the option to pay up front and get discounts for buying in bulk. Start with as little as one credit for $100, valid 12 months from purchase date.

Things to consider before you buy SPP credits are listed here.  

See our how to buy page for steps to purchase vCloud Air service credits. 

 

vCloud Air service credits

Purchase

 

3. Configure
Once your vCloud Air service is provisioned you’ll receive your vCloud Air username and password.


Use the Telstra Cloud Services Portal to:

  • Access all your cloud services
  • Connect to your Telstra IP network
  • Manage Telstra users and roles
  • Access the support library and request support

Use the vCloud Air Console  to:

  • Manage your virtual data centres
  • Configure network services
  • Manage the lifecycle of your virtual machine instances

Access to vCloud Director for advanced management tasksUse the My VMware Portal to:

  • Check your subscription statusView and manage all your VMware product licences
  • Request VMware support

Charges for your vCloud Air service will only commence once your service is provisioned.
 

How to manage your vCloud Air service via the Telstra Cloud Services Portal

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