VMware unveiled new innovations at VMworld 2017 Europe, 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 a differentiation through VMware’s Cloud Provider program.
It 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. 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, said the company in a statement.
“VMware helps Cloud Providers quickly and easily stand up and monetize VMware-based clouds,” said Ajay Patel, senior vice president and general manager, cloud provider software business unit, VMware. “We provide customers choice of compatible VMware clouds, built on a 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.”
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. The initial VMware Cloud Verified partners are CenturyLink, Fujitsu, IBM Cloud, OVH and Rackspace.