VMware Introduces Second Generation of VMware Cloud on Dell EMC to Support Infrastructure Modernization and Business Continuity Initiatives

VMware Cloud Service Delivers Simple, More Secure, and Scalable Cloud Infrastructure to the Data Center and Edge Utilizing Dell Technologies

May 20, 2020 2 minute read

PALO ALTO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced the availability of the second generation of VMware Cloud on Dell EMC , a cloud service that combines the simplicity and agility of the public cloud with the security and control of enterprise-grade on-premises infrastructure. Jointly developed with Dell Technologies , thisVMware service delivers simple, more secure and scalable infrastructure as-a-service to customers’ on-premises data center and edge locations.

“Today’s IT teams are under constant pressure to deliver the advantages of a cloud operating model—namely, speed and agility—while still accounting for key security and compliance assurances,” said Fidelma Russo , senior vice president and general manager, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC. “VMware Cloud on Dell EMC further enables IT teams to transform the operation, management and protection of their on-premises infrastructure to a cloud model. Organizations can migrate existing VMware -based workloads immediately to this cloud service, eliminating any re-development, re-factoring, or architectural rework and related costs. Additionally, it maximizes the value from existing IT investments—eliminating the potential need for point IT tools and related processes.”

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VMware Cloud on Dell EMC and features high-performance compute, storage and networking capabilities powered byVMware vSphere , VMware vSAN and VMware NSX running on Dell EMC VxRail, the leader in Dell Technologies #1 hyperconverged systems. The service is designed to help IT organizations reduce operational complexity and accelerate innovation. VMware Cloud on Dell EMC supports a hybrid cloud model for IT enabling them to deliver infrastructure as-a-service to data center and edge locations with consistent infrastructure and operations. This cloud service provides administrators with management of and visibility into all on-premises systems and is powered by VMware Cloud Foundation.


“We have worked closely with VMware since early days of VMware Cloud on Dell EMC becoming available as a cloud service. WWT has seen tremendous interest and demand for this innovative solution and we are working side-by-side withVMware to enable our mutual customers on the service. The latest announcement of the next-generation of VMware Cloud on Dell EMC expansion brings this solution to the next level with extended scale and incorporation of leading back-up solutions from Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manager—making this a great choice for our customers.” 
– Bob Olwig, vice president of Business Development and Marketing, 
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