Accelerate your hybrid cloud adoption

    Deliver compute, storage, and networking resources that enable consistent, secure infrastructure and operations across private and public cloud with APEX Hybrid Cloud.

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      Securely extend your data center across cloud environments

      APEX Hybrid Cloud enables consistent, secure operations with automation and orchestration across multiple environments - your data center, co-location facility, edge locations, and public cloud deployments. Manage your own automated infrastructure, with Dell assistance in areas such as pro-active monitoring and maintenance.

      Self-service through the APEX Console and cloud resources for your VMware workloads can be deployed to your site in as few as 14 days1.  

    • Automate and orchestrate

      Streamline cloud operations with automated, intelligent lifecycle management (LCM) that simplifies full stack upgrades.

    • Modernize applications

      Deploy VMware Tanzu and capitalize on the next evolution in enterprise applications with a production-ready Kubernetes platform.

    • Freedom of choice

      Decide where your workloads will work best and seamlessly move workloads across multi-cloud environments. 

    • Deliver self-service infrastructure

      Empower developers to self-service resources through their choice of a catalog or provisioning though open APIs.

    • The industry's fastest hybrid cloud deployment1


    • How Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on APEX Hybrid Cloud stacks up against public cloud alternatives

      • Better user experience: Horizon on APEX Hybrid Cloud was up to 2.5 times better than Amazon WorkSpaces on AWS.2
      • Superior productivity: No loss of productivity compared to an average loss of up to 2.97 hours productivity per week on Amazon WorkSpaces on AWS.2
      • Lower Zoom application latency: An average of up to 54% decreased latency compared to Amazon WorkSpaces on AWS and up to 34% decreased latency compared to WVD on Azure.2

    • Control your Hybrid Cloud journey with the APEX Console

      The APEX Console delivers a self-serve web portal that puts all your Cloud Services in one place - subscribe, operate, optimize, and grow. 

    • Deploy instances designed for your enterprise workloads

      Choose from 5 instance types, including extra-large memory-to-CPU core ratios for virtualized and containerized workloads, and special purpose instance types with Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) from NvidiaTM for artificial intelligence, machine learning and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) workloads.


    • One simple price and predictable monthly costs

      It’s now easy to build the cloud of your choice. All subscription offers are available with a 1- or 3-year term, where hardware, software and services (deployment, rack integration, support, asset recovery) components are included in a single monthly price.  

      Pricing options are based on select configurations and provided only as an example. More options are available to support a wide range of workloads, such as combination of different instance types, choice of storage type (All Flash, NVMe, Hybrid) based on your business needs.

    •   Small Deployment Mid-Size Deployment Large Deployment
      Description Get started easily with a 100 CPU cores using the Compute Optimized instance type, which has a 4GB memory-to-core ratio. Offering a balance of compute, memory, and storage resources, this option is ideal for workloads that use these resources in equal proportions. A mid-size deployment for 200 CPU cores using the General Purpose instance type, which has an 8GB memory-to-core ratio. Offering fast performance for workloads that process very large data sets in memory. A large-scale deployment for 500 CPU cores using the Large-Scale Memory Optimized instance type, which has an extra high 32GB memory-to-core ratio.
      Instance Type Compute Optimized General Purpose Large-Scale Memory Optimized
      # of Cores Up to 100 cores Up to 200 cores Up to 500 cores
      Physical Memory 400GB 1.6TB 16TB
      Storage All Flash – 10TB All Flash – 75TB All Flash – 735TB
      Subscription Term 3 year 3 year 3 year
      Separate Management Cluster VMware Cloud Foundation – Enterprise Edition, with All Flash storage, 61TB VMware Cloud Foundation – Enterprise Edition, with All Flash storage, 61TB VMware Cloud Foundation – Enterprise Edition, with All Flash storage, 61TB
      Price Estimated Monthly Total $20,664 Estimated Monthly Total $29,497 Estimated Monthly Total $75,658
    • Legal Disclaimer: Estimated monthly totals based on select pre-configured instance-based configurations and Dell Technologies integrated rack option. Pricing varies depending on the number and type of instance blocks, storage in your configuration and subscription term. Subject to change. Contact your Dell Technologies Sales Representative for more information.

    • Solution details (availability and services offering descriptions)

      • Availability: APEX Hybrid Cloud can be purchased in USA, United Kingdom, Germany and France only.
      • The offering description applies to APEX Hybrid Cloud

    • A production-ready Kubernetes platform

      See how APEX Hybrid Cloud works with VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid. Gain a competitive advantage through innovation and developer productivity by deploying and maintaining containers on the same cloud platform as your traditional applications.




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    • 1. Deployment time measured between order acceptance and activation. 14-day deployment applies to select NVMe storage type solutions, excludes orders over 1000 instances. We can deploy other solutions and standard configurations, including APEX Hybrid Cloud with dedicated management clusters in as few as 28 days. APEX Hybrid Cloud deployment does not include select vRealize (vRA, vRO) components and some other features. Subject to acceptance of APEX terms by required parties, credit approval, site survey, availability of resources at deployment facility and a completed configuration workbook before order placement. Product availability, international shipping, holidays and other factors may impact deployment time. Contact your sales representative for details. US, United Kingdom, France and Germany only. 

      2. Based on a Cloud Evolutions report commissioned by Dell Technologies, “Virtual Desktop Performance and User Experience Comparison: A Comparison of Horizon on DTCP, Amazon WorkSpaces on AWS, and Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop on Azure,” based on sessions reporting a 90% or greater user experience ranking using Lakeside SysTrack to simulate remote end user experience; using SysTrack to evaluate the productivity impact of remote worker sessions; and using SysTrack to simulate Zoom collaborative applications, November 2020. Actual results may vary. See full report.