VMware named 2021 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year


PALO ALTO, CA, June 14, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced that it has received the 2021 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year Award for Infrastructure Modernization. VMware was recognized for its achievements as part of the Google Cloud ecosystem for helping mutual customers accelerate their enterprise cloud transformation. VMware and Google Cloud together enable customers across industries including retail, telecom and manufacturing to accelerate cloud modernization initiatives for enterprise applications with Google Cloud VMware Engine.

“Enterprises around the world are benefiting from VMware and Google Cloud’s close collaboration as we help customers accelerate their cloud-first business strategies,” said Gregory Lehrer, vice president, Hyperscaler Partnerships, VMware. “This recognition from Google Cloud is a testament to our shared focus on delivering the best business outcomes to our customers by helping them modernize applications, workloads, infrastructure and consumption models with Google Cloud VMware Engine.”

“This award recognizes VMware’s commitment to customer success and to delivering innovative and impactful solutions for Google Cloud in infrastructure modernization,” said Bronwyn Hastings, VP of Global ISV Partnerships and Channels, Google Cloud. “We are proud to recognize VMware as our Technology Partner of the Year for infrastructure modernization, and we look forward to continuing our work together to build and create business value for customers with cloud technologies.”

Google Cloud VMware Engine enables customers to modernize infrastructure, operations and applications with reduced cost and risk. This co-developed service, powered by Google Cloud, offers customers flexible on-demand capacity and full operational consistency with existing on-premises VMware environments, enabling customers to leverage the power of Google Cloud. With Google Cloud VMware Engine now available as part of the VMware Cloud Universal program, VMware and VMware partners can offer Google Cloud VMware Engine along with other cross-cloud VMware services to enable customers to leverage their digital transformation initiatives based on their timelines Reduced timelines Total cost and risk. With Google Cloud VMware Engine combined with VMware Cloud Universal, organizations can:

  • Average TCO savings of 38% over three years compared to on-premises environments(1)

  • Average annual cost savings of more than $2 million(1)

  • Average labor savings of $115,000 with existing VMware and Google Cloud tools(1)

  • Dedicated east-west 100 Gbps high availability network with a service level agreement of 99.99% uptime for a cluster(2)

About VMware

VMware is a leading provider of multi-cloud services for all applications, enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. A trusted foundation for accelerating innovation, VMware software gives organizations the flexibility and choice they need to build the future. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to a better tomorrow with the company’s 2030 Agenda. For more information, see www.vmware.com/company.

  1. Source: 2022 TCO Assessment Studies over 18-Month Horizon, VMware Cloud Economics Team and 2022 Google Cloud Internal Customer Studies, March 2022

  2. Source: Google Cloud VMware Engine Service Level Agreement (SLA)

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Roger Fortier
VMware Global Communications
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