To facilitate enterprises to take better advantage of Cloud, IBM and VMware have inked a strategic partnership. This partnership will help customers to extend their existing workloads, as they are, from their on-premises software-defined data center to the cloud.
“This partnership, an extension of our 14-year plus relationship with IBM, demonstrates a shared vision that will help enterprise customers more quickly and easily embrace the hybrid cloud. Our customers will be able to efficiently and securely deploy their proven software-defined solutions with sophisticated workload automation to take advantage of the flexibility and cost effectiveness of IBM Cloud,” said Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer, VMware…For More Details
VMware has inaugurated its state-of-the-art campus in Bangalore, representing a total investment of $120 million. The new 438,000-sq. ft. facility in South Bangalore will play a strategic role in VMware’s global growth strategy for the mobile cloud era. This milestone is in line with the company’s commitment to invest $500 million in India by 2017.
The new campus features a world-class Executive Briefing Center (EBC) to showcase VMware’s entire portfolio of solutions, providing customers and partners across Asia-Pacific with the opportunity to see the company’s products and services in action, and discuss them face to face with executives and engineers.
VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger said, “Today, India represents a substantial element of our global R+D operations in the U.S., and continues to play an important role in our global growth strategy. Our continued support of the India government’s ‘Make-in-India’ initiative illustrates the important role this nation plays in the company’s long-term strategic global growth plans. India may be perceived as a late adopter of new technologies, but we are seeing rapid transformation here. Customers here are enthusiastically adopting our advanced cloud infrastructure and end-user computing technologies. Our customers are transitioning to a new model of IT that is fluid, instant and secure.”
With a growing preference for smartphone devices amongst end-users in India, VMware is also witnessing a strong interest and success for AirWatch, the industry-leading enterprise mobility management and content management solution.
Since inception a decade ago, VMware India has grown to become a strategic contributor to the company’s global innovation engine. The R&D team in India plays a critical role in product development in all of VMware’s strategic imperatives – See more