2nd Gen VMware Cloud Empowers Rapid Deployment of Secure Work-From-Home Workspaces

Date : 22-May-2020
Location: Kuala Lumpur


VMWare, provider of the world’s complex digital infrastructure.

Key Takeaways:
  • VMware, Inc. 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, this VMware service delivers simple, more secure and scalable infrastructure as-a-service to customers’ on-premises data center and edge locations.
  • Fidelma Russo, senior vice president and general manager, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC,said,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.
  • Richard Villars, Group Vice President, Worldwide Research at International Data Corporation,said,the offering allows enterprise to rapidly evolving needs such as supporting the work-from-home scenarios to enhance enterprise-grade business level continuity.
  • Deepak Patil, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Platforms & Solutions, Dell Technologies,said, the offering opens a broader set of enterprise use cases, from the core to the edge.
  • Bob Olwig, vice president of Business Development and Marketing, World Wide Technology,said,the offering brings the playing field to the next level with extended scale and incorporation of leading back-up solutions.
  • 2nd Gen VMware Cloud on Dell EMC and features high-performance compute, storage and networking capabilities powered by VMware 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.
  • This cloud service provides administrators with management of and visibility into all on-premises systems and is powered by VMware Cloud Foundation.

Key capabilities:

  1. Business Continuity Support via VDI: remote workforces more secure access to their desktops and applications
  2. Enterprise-Grade Deployment Options: doubled capabilities for compute, storage and networking
  3. Data Protection and Operational Transparency: support for backup and recovery with certification of Dell EMC PowerProtect Data Manage
  • The second generation of VMware Cloud on Dell EMC is now available in the U.S. The subscription-based service offers cloud-like flexible consumption and payment options.
  • 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.
Editor's Comments:

  • It is both a hardware (Dell Hyperconverged Server) and software (VMWare Virtual Machine) offerings targeting on-premised data centres with cloud-based subscription model.
  • In other words, you may now rent a VMWare virtual machine ecosystem running on a hyperconverged infrastructure for your office.

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