Google Cloud in the present day introduced the following step in its partnership with VMware: the Google Cloud VMware Engine. This absolutely managed service offers companies with a full VMware Cloud Foundation stack on Google Cloud to assist companies simply migrate their current VMware-based environments to Google’s infrastructure. Cloud Foundation is VMware’s stack for hybrid and personal cloud deployments
Given Google Cloud’s deal with enterprise prospects, it’s no shock that the corporate continues to wager on partnerships with the likes of VMware to draw extra of those corporations’ workloads. Less than a yr in the past, Google introduced that VMware Cloud Foundation would come to Google Cloud and that it will begin supporting VMware workloads. Then, final November, Google Cloud acquired CloudEasy, an organization that specialised in working VMware environments and that Google had already partnered with for its unique VMware deployments. The firm describes in the present day’s announcement because the third step on this journey.
VMware Engine offers customers with all the commonplace Cloud Foundation parts: vSphere, vCenter, vSAN, NSX-T and HCX. With this, Google Cloud General Manager June Yang notes in in the present day’s announcement, companies can shortly get up their very own software-defined knowledge heart within the Google Cloud.
“Google Cloud VMware Engine is designed to reduce your operational burden, so you possibly can deal with your small business,” she notes. “We care for the lifecycle of the VMware software program stack and handle all associated infrastructure and upgrades. Customers can proceed to leverage IT administration instruments and third-party companies in keeping with their on-premises atmosphere.”
Google can be working with third-party suppliers like NetApp, Veeam, Zerto, Cohesity and Dell Technologies to make sure that their options work on Google’s platform, too.
“As prospects look to simplify their cloud migration journey, we’re dedicated to construct cloud companies to assist prospects profit from the elevated agility and effectivity of working VMware workloads on Google Cloud,” mentioned Bob Black, Dell Technologies Global Lead Alliance Principal at Deloitte Consulting. “By combining Google Cloud’s know-how and Deloitte’s enterprise transformation expertise, we are able to allow our joint prospects to speed up their cloud migration, unify operations, and profit from progressive Google Cloud companies as they give the impression of being to modernize functions.””