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 mutual customers accelerate their enterprise cloud transformation, a statement said.
VMware and Google Cloud together enable customers in various industries such as retail, telco and manufacturing to accelerate cloud modernization initiatives for enterprise applications with Google Cloud VMware Engine.
VMware vice president of hyperscaler partnerships Gregory Lehrer said, “Organizations worldwide benefit from the close collaboration of VMware and Google Cloud 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 for our customers by helping them modernize applications, workloads, infrastructure and consumption models with Google Cloud VMware Engine.”
Google Cloud VP of Global ISV Partnerships and Channels Bronwyn Hastings comments, “This award recognizes VMware’s commitment to customer success and the delivery of innovative and impactful solutions on Google Cloud in Infrastructure Modernization.
“We are proud to recognize VMware as our Technology Partner of the Year for Infrastructure Modernization, and we look forward to continuing our collaboration 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 lower costs and risk.
This jointly developed Google Cloud-delivered service provides customers with flexible on-demand capacity and full operational consistency with existing on-premises VMware environments, enabling customers to leverage the power of Google Cloud.
Now that Google Cloud VMware Engine is available as part of the VMware Cloud Universal program, VMware and VMware partners will be able to offer Google Cloud VMware Engine along with other VMware Cross-Cloud services to enable customers to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives. according to their timelines, with lower overall costs and risk, the company states.
Overall, with Google Cloud VMware Engine combined with VMware Cloud Universal, enterprises can achieve: 38% average TCO savings over three years compared to on-premises environments; average annual cost savings of more than $2 million; $115K average labor savings using existing VMware and Google Cloud tools; and 100 Gbps dedicated east-west networks and high availability with a 99.99% uptime service level agreement for a cluster.
VMware is a provider of multi-cloud services for all apps, focused on enabling digital innovation with enterprise control. VMware works in key areas of app modernization, cloud, networking, security, the anywhere workspace and telco cloud. The company’s software aims to provide businesses with flexibility and choice to build the solutions they need.