At VMworld Europe 2019, held between 4-7 November at Barcelona, IBM announced an expanded partnership with VMware for speeding enterprises’ hybrid cloud adoption.
IBM and VMware, helping nearly 2.000 enterprises on their hybrid cloud journeys so far, have declared their collaboration on the second day of VMworld Europe 2019. With this collaboration, IBM aims to move enterprises of all sizes; VMware workloads more effectively and easily to the cloud.
IBM and VMware serve a suite of new solutions
The product of the collaboration, named as IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions, will provide customers secured access and enterprise-grade features like the highest certified level of key management encryption, an established ecosystem of third-party services for backup, and security.
To speed up the enterprises’ adoption rate of IBM Cloud and VMware solutions, IBM and VMware serve a suite of new solutions that accelerate the migration of critical VMware workloads to IBM’s public cloud in a highly secured under the name of IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions.
Full control and flexibility
According to the announcement, IBM is expected to release a beta in December 2019 of IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions Shared. Offering more options to enterprises of varying sizes for hybrid cloud adoption, IBM’s public cloud using VMware vCloud Director will be designed as an alternative to IBM’s single-tenant solution. The solution provides a client-managed environment giving full control to the user.
It will provide flexibility to enterprises while managing their virtual machines on-demand to address the needs of a diverse set of projects and businesses. Moreover, IBM Cloud for VMware Mission-Critical Workloads and IBM Cloud Hyper Protect Crypto Services with HyTrust Data Control Integration are now publicly available. They enable clients to manage and replicate data across regions to aid them in their data compliance responsibilities.
IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions whitepaper
In addition to this, starting in December, Kubernetes deployment within this environment more easily in order to modernize existing VMware applications or build new applications on containers alongside their virtual machines, all while maintaining the same level of network control and security policies will be available. IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions is expected to be released in December 2019.
For more information, you can read the IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions whitepaper.
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