Learn about Astra Data Store with VMware

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Astra Data Store supports both containerized and virtualized workloads. Integrations with vVols and storage policy-based management enable vSphere administrators to apply a storage quality of service. The NetApp Astra Plugin for VMware vSphere provides a familiar management and monitoring experience, eliminating cumbersome storage tasks.

The Astra Plugin for VMware vSphere offers the following benefits:

  • VM granular storage provisioning with full vVols and VASA integrations

  • Storage policy-based management integration

  • vCenter plugin for vSphere native management

The following image shows the Astra family ecosystem with VMware.
Astra architecture diagram and components