Google Cloud and VMware expand their collaboration.

Google Cloud and VMware have announced the launch of Google Cloud VMware Solution by CloudSimple, a new service that enables companies to run their VMware- based workloads on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Now, customers will have various options and greater flexibility to run workloads on their premises, in a hybrid architecture or the public cloud. The solution leverages VMware Cloud Foundation infrastructure software deployed on Google Cloud, designed and managed by CloudSimple. A VMware Cloud Verified partner.

“Customers are increasingly interested in running their mission critical workloads , including those based on VMware , on Google Cloud,” said Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud. “We are very excited to collaborate with VMware, to be able to support these workloads and allow customers to take advantage of the main virtues of Google Cloud: a secure, robust, global, high availability infrastructure with capabilities for artificial intelligence ( AI), machine learning (ML) and data analysis,” he adds.

Google Cloud VMware Solution by CloudSimple, is a service thanks to which companies will run their VMware-based workloads on Google Cloud Platform.

“Collaboration with Google Cloud has always been geared towards meeting the needs of our customers, and we are very proud to be able to expand that collaboration to offer our customers the ability to run VMware Cloud Foundation- based workloads on Google Cloud Platform.” says Sanjay Poonen, COO of VMware. “With VMware on Google Cloud Platform, customers will be able to leverage their expertise with VMware tools and capabilities and protect their investment by running workloads on their cloud strategies , quickly bringing new services to market, and managing them accordingly. simply and securely in a hybrid cloud environment,” concludes Poonen.

The solution is designed, developed, and managed by CloudSimple and is based on VMware Cloud Foundation. The service includes VMware vSphere, vSAN, and NSX deployed on Google Cloud and managed by CloudSimple. Google Cloud will provide the first line of support, working with CloudSimple to ensure that customers receive an optimized product support experience. Their business-critical applications are compliant with the SLAs (service level agreements) that customers need.

“Cloud Simple is committed to moving customer work loads from private cloud to the public cloud without disruption, Why we are pleased to be working with VMware and Google Cloud on moving VMware-based workloads to GCP,” says Guru Pangal, Founder and CEO of Cloud Simple. “The cloud platform generation from CloudSimple ensures an agile and automatic deployment and operation of the exclusive GCP infrastructure.”

VMware and Google Cloud work together to create a solid foundation for hybrid and multi-cloud cloud strategies. The announcement builds on multiple existing integrations and collaborations, including integrations for VMware NSX Service Mesh and VMware SD-WAN; Google Cloud’s multi-cloud solution, Anthos, on VMware vSphere, vSAN, and NSX; and the ability to manage Google Cloud resources from customers’ VMware vRealize Automation environment.

Updated: March 24, 2021 — 9:53 am

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