VMware Wins Google Cloud Partner Award for Infrastructure Modernization


VMware has officially received the 2021 Google Cloud Technology Partner of the Year Award for infrastructure modernization.

The cloud computing and virtualization company has been recognized for its achievements as part of the Google cloud ecosystem for helping joint customers accelerate their enterprise cloud transformation, according to a statement.

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.

Gregory Lehrer, VMware vice president of Hyperscaler Partnerships, said, “Enterprises around the world are benefiting from VMware and Google Cloud’s close collaboration as we help customers accelerate their cloud-first business strategies.

“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.”

Bronwyn Hastings, Google Cloud vice president of global ISV partnerships and channels, commented, “This award recognizes VMware’s commitment to customer success and to providing Google Cloud with innovative and impactful infrastructure modernization solutions.

“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 is designed to enable 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 the company says.

Overall, with Google Cloud VMware Engine combined with VMware Cloud Universal, organizations are estimated to achieve: 38% average TCO savings over three years compared to on-premises environments; average annual cost savings of more than $2 million; average labor savings of $115,000 with existing VMware and Google Cloud tools; and dedicated east-west 100 Gbps high availability network with a service level agreement of 99.99% uptime for a cluster.

VMware is an all-application, multi-cloud services provider focused on enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. VMware works in key areas such as app modernization, cloud, network, security, workspace everywhere and telco cloud. The company’s software aims to give businesses flexibility and choice to build the solutions they need.


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