VMware Empowers Cloud Providers Partners To Drive Innovation and Accelerate New Service Delivery

Expanded set of cloud provider offerings enables partners to build, manage and grow their businesses

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At VMworld 2017 Europe, VMware Inc. unveiled new innovations to help VMware Cloud Provider partners migrate VMware workloads, expand service offerings to drive revenue and growth, lower cost through automation and more efficient operations, and create unique differentiation through VMware’s Cloud Provider program. That includes:

* Initial availability of VMware HCX technologies to enable multi-cloud and multi-site application migration and portability;

* Debut of VMware Cloud Provider Platform to address the strategic business imperatives of Cloud Providers globally;

* New VMware Cloud Verified Trust Mark and initial VMware Cloud Verified partners;

* Continued innovation and success of VMware Cloud Providers globally.

VMware Cloud Providers represent more than 4,000 partners building services using VMware Cloud Infrastructure technologies, operating in more than 110 countries. VMware Cloud Providers give customers the flexibility to choose the ideal cloud provider based on the needs of the business and the needs of IT.

Customers can select from a variety of offerings with the optimal set of services and expertise while also managing costs and selecting services that operate in required geographic locations. Through the use of VMware Cloud Infrastructure technologies, VMware Cloud Providers preserve a common operating environment, promoting more seamless portability of apps and interoperability between multiple clouds without compromising visibility, operations, automation, security and governance.

“VMware helps Cloud Providers quickly and easily stand up and monetize VMware-based clouds,” said Ajay Patel, senior VP and GM, cloud provider software business unit, VMware. “We provide customers choice of compatible VMware clouds, built on common but extensible platform that allow Cloud Providers to innovate and differentiate their offerings. With VMware HCX technologies, partners can unlock VMware vSphere-based workloads from on-premises environments to accelerate the customers’ adoption of cloud.”

VMware HCX technologies delivers any cloud to any cloud secure, seamless interoperability and mobility, enabling large scale application migration and ongoing portability with zero application downtime or refactoring. Offered through VMware Cloud Providers and initially available from IBM, a key design partner, and OVH, HCX technologies enables customers to modernize data centers with the most current VMware SDDC offerings while maintaining business continuity, application uptime, network architectures and performance.

VMware Cloud Provider Platform enables VMware Cloud Providers to meet their critical business imperatives: drive operational efficiency, quickly monetize new services, and compete more effectively. Delivering flexible tenancy and self-service options at scale across multi-tenant and single-tenant cloud-hosted environments, the Cloud Provider Platform enables partners to rapidly deploy and scale up an environment upon which they can build their own value-added differentiated cloud services.

VMware Cloud Provider Platform combines a core set of VMware’s industry-leading cloud infrastructure, with cloud provider management and operations software, and new a tested and validated Certified Reference Design, to empower VMware Cloud Providers.

To help customers identify a provider that can deliver services with VMware Cloud Infrastructure technology, VMware is announcing a new class of VMware Cloud Verified partners, signified by a VMware Cloud Verified trust mark.


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