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VMware Cross-Cloud available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Thu, 14th Apr 2022
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VMware Cross-Cloud Services are now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.

VMware has announced the availability of VMware Cross-Cloud services in Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store that provides applications and services for use on Azure. VMware's customers can use the Azure cloud platform to accelerate application modernisation, migrate workloads faster to the cloud, and scale virtual desktops to support a distributed workforce.

The following VMware Cross-Cloud services are available in the Azure Marketplace:

  • Microsoft Azure VMware Solution: An integrated hybrid cloud service that delivers an operationally consistent way to run, manage and modernise VMware vSphere-based applications in the Azure Cloud, with access to other innovative Azure services.
  • VMware Tanzu: A modular application platform for building, running, and managing apps on Azure and hybrid cloud infrastructure.
  • Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise Tier: a fully managed service for Spring applications from Microsoft, built in collaboration with VMware. The enterprise tier is now in public preview.
  • VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure: a VMware-managed service that delivers virtual desktops and applications directly from Microsoft Azure with the benefits of VMware Horizon.

"For enterprises today, the ability to consume and deploy solutions that can deliver immediate business outcomes is an expectation," says VMware senior vice president, Strategic Ecosystem and Industry Solutions, Zia Yusuf.

"Availability of our VMware Cross-Cloud services on Azure Marketplace will enable better time to value and speed of execution for our customers. With VMware Cross-Cloud services, customers can drive the digital innovation they seek, with the enterprise control they demand."

Paul Maher, general manager of Commercial Marketplace Services at Microsoft, says, "Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers worldwide can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust, all certified and optimised to run on Azure. We're happy to welcome VMware Cross-Cloud services to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem."

Investors Bank is a full-service commercial bank with more than $27.3 billion in assets and a network of more than 150 retail branches. Anthony Zurawiecki, vice president and head of Infrastructure and Engineering at Investors Bank, says, "We needed a technology refresh to put the right infrastructure into digital banking experience.

"With Azure VMware Solution, we can combine our strategic focus on Microsoft solutions while leaning into our existing skills and experiences with VMware to accelerate our innovation. We never could scale up or down with as little risk as with the Azure VMware Solution.

"Not only has there been no downtime during our cloud transformation, but customer satisfaction has also remained consistently high. When we look at the speed at which we're migrating the application workloads, we have yet to see industry peers able to execute at that same speed."