Industry Support for VMware vSphere® 5 and Cloud Infrastructure Suite

AMD

"Through the combined innovative efforts of AMD and VMware, customers can exploit the benefits of a multi-core processing environment so that they can more easily consolidate server and desktop resources and run multiple virtual applications at once. With the introduction of VMware vSphere® 5 running on AMD Opteron processor-based systems, we can provide an even more ideal performance-driven environment for building a highly efficient infrastructure for either private or public clouds. AMD applauds the removal of core restrictions from VMware vSphere 5 licensing, enabling customers to reap the benefits of multi-core processing environments without cost penalties."
—Margaret Lewis, director, Commercial Solutions and Software, AMD

BMC

“Virtualization continues to be the underlying infrastructure innovation that continues to power the progress of cloud computing in the market. BMC Software looks forward to supporting our cloud management customers as they embrace the latest from VMware into their datacenters and cloud environments.”
—Kia Behnia, chief technology officer, BMC

Brocade

“Cloud computing is a profound change in the way that IT is delivered; impacting network services, server construction, storage construction, wide area acceleration, wide area service and business models. Brocade and VMware have worked together to think through these implications and provide customers datacenter fabrics integrated with VMware vSphere® 5 to radically simplify the architecture. Together we are helping to make cloud environments more secure, scalable, easier to manage and cost-effective to operate.”
—Dave Stevens, Chief Technology Officer, Brocade

CA Technologies

“We’re pleased to see virtualization reach the next phase of maturity. We agree with VMware that it is a fundamental platform for IT and business in the future and we continue to provide powerful management and automation solutions that will support VMware vSphere® 5 customers moving to IT as a Service.”
—Roger Pilc, general manager, Virtualization and Automation, CA Technologies

Cisco

“Cisco has worked closely with VMware for the last 5 years to deliver a full spectrum of end-to-end virtualized infrastructure solutions – from sophisticated VM-networking capabilities to a proven server platform for hosting VMware vSphere® to one of the leading deployments for Horizon View™. We look forward to combing the enhancements of VMware vSphere 5 with the innovative Cisco Unified Computing System server platform and Nexus switches to help accelerate datacenter transformation.”
—David Lawler, vice president, Server, Access Virtualization Technology Group, Cisco

Colt

“The momentum behind cloud computing is clear. Our research and our experience shows that customers are moving from pilots to real enterprise cloud implementations. The new releases at the heart of the VMware vCloud® Datacenter Service will make the vCloud proposition even more compelling for our enterprise customers. The quality and speed of these releases demonstrate why our partnership with VMware goes from strength to strength.”
—Simon Walsh, executive vice president, Colt

CSC

"VMware is working closely with partners like CSC that are planning the next evolution of cloud management. Our relationship has afforded us the opportunity influence VMware's product direction in a way that allows us to continue to innovate in the cloud services market. VMware is able to harvest numerous requirements from our mutual customers that represent some of the most progressive, and I would say aggressive, organizations leveraging cloud-as-a-service delivery vector."
—Siki Giunta, vice president, Cloud Computing and Software Services, CSC

Dell

“As organizations accelerate the virtualization of their IT resources they want to partner with a trusted adviser to help them design, deploy and implement the right solution. That’s where Dell comes in. We’re in lock-step with ongoing product developments at VMware so we’re able to drive and extend the benefits of virtualization even further with our customers. With VMware vSphere® 5, Dell will have a virtualization platform to build on for delivering a complete, robust and efficient IT solution for running all aspects of datacenter operations.”
—Forrest Norrod, vice president and general manager, Server Platforms, Dell

DR Systems

“With all of DR Systems’ new cloud offerings, VMware and its full breadth of enterprise solutions has become an integral part of our medical imaging products and services, both to new and existing customers. We are seeing significant demand for virtualization and believe VMware represents a strategic IT direction as we move toward cloud-based imaging and information solutions, including our cloud-based business venture, eMix™.”
—Ryan Yamatani, vice president, Sales and Marketing, DR Systems, Inc.

EMC

“EMC is providing broad technology support and services for VMware vSphere® 5 on day one to extend the value of customers' investments in EMC and VMware technology. Through our work with the new the VMware vSphere Storage APIs for Array Integration, EMC now has more than 75 points of integration across our storage, backup and security portfolio to enable customers of any size to more easily virtualize and then scale their environment as it grows. It is this level of commitment to integration why customers choose EMC and VMware when they virtualize their most business-critical applications."
—Chad Sakac, vice president, VMware Technology Alliance, EMC

Emulex

“Emulex’s tight integration with VMware vSphere® 5 will provide customers with the right mix of I/O connectivity performance, protocol offload support and seamless management for the most advanced VMware vSphere-based virtualized and cloud infrastructure environments. Examples of this integration include our exclusive support for VMware vCenter™ Server management plug-ins for NIC, iSCSI, FCoE and Fibre Channel. We see VMware vSphere 5 as a key technology that will support the next generation of the datacenter and the cloud.”
—Shaun Walsh, vice president of marketing, Emulex

F5 Networks

“With VMware vSphere®, VMware offers customers a proven, scalable cloud platform to increase the agility and resilience of their infrastructures. F5 continues to work closely with VMware to give customers the confidence they need to migrate their most demanding business applications to the cloud. This ongoing collaboration has enabled us to introduce virtual editions of our proven BIG-IP® Application Delivery Networking products to support cloud deployments. Additionally, F5 and VMware have developed solutions that allow applications to be migrated between data centers seamlessly, enabling organizations to leverage Application Delivery Networking services no matter where applications are hosted.”
—Jim Ritchings, vice president, Business Development, F5 Networks

Fujifilm

“Fujifilm was an early adopter of VMware technologies for healthcare. VMware vSphere® 5 and the new cloud infrastructure suite reflect the gold standard for cloud virtualization and will enable Fujifilm to continue to provide outstanding value utilizing cutting-edge technologies. VMware's partnership has been invaluable to our company and ultimately to our customers.”
—Jim Morgan, vice president, Medical Informatics, FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA, Inc.

Fujitsu

“Fujitsu is thrilled with the release of VMware vSphere™ 5 and its cloud infrastructure suite. As a leading global cloud service and ICT provider, we have been working closely with VMware to provide our customers with best-in-class solutions. The combination of Fujitsu and VMware products creates highly reliable and cost effective infrastructures that allow customers to deploy secure, dynamic and virtualized cloud service environments.”
—Yoichi Hori, President, Platform Software Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited

Hitachi Data Systems

“As more applications are virtualized and the scale of deployments grows, the availability, scalability and performance of storage becomes increasingly critical in virtualized server environments. Hitachi Data Systems technologies are a fully integrated foundation for growing virtual environments like VMware vSphere®. Together, HDS and VMware give customers the availability and scalability they need to cost-effectively operate their data centers or cloud infrastructures and continue to realize maximum value from their VMware environments as deployments scale.”
—Hu Yoshida, chief technology officer, Hitachi Data Systems

HP

“The shift to virtualization and cloud computing is exposing the limitations in legacy storage architecture and driving demand for scale-out storage. Key integrations between HP Converged Storage and VMware vSphere® 5 will simplify the move to the cloud and ensure clients get the maximum value from investments in virtualization.”
—Craig Nunes, director of worldwide storage marketing, HP

HyTrust

"HyTrust customers push the envelope of virtualization, pursuing higher-level use cases such as multi-tenancy, private clouds, and virtualizing workloads subject to compliance. Based on these use cases, we believe joint customers of HyTrust and VMware stand to benefit most significantly from VMware's continued innovation and leadership in the cloud stack, evidenced by the forthcoming capabilities in VMware vSphere® 5 and vCloud® Director 1.5. We look forward to working together to further expand enterprise adoption of virtualization and their journey to the cloud.”
—Eric Chiu, president and founder of HyTrust

IBM

“With a broad range of servers, IBM offers an equally broad range of virtualization solutions. VMware vSphere® 5 offers our System x customers the latest in VMware technology – technology that can be fully exploited by our eX5 platforms which are designed to handle memory-intensive applications."
—Alex Yost, vice president, IBM System x

Juniper Networks

“We are excited to continue our longstanding collaboration and support of VMware vSphere® adoption for virtualized datacenters and clouds. VMware vSphere 5 will offer an advanced cloud platform to run applications securely. When combined with VMware-certified products such as Juniper's vGW and Virtual Control, our joint customers can adopt cloud computing with the assurance and ease of use delivered by Juniper's security and switching solutions."
—Anjan Venkatramani, vice president of product line management, Data Center Business Group, Juniper Networks

Mitel

“Mitel is pleased to support VMware vSphere® 5. We have worked extensively with VMware for the last four years and have virtualized and validated all of our enterprise unified communications products on VMware vSphere. As a result, we now have more than 2,000 vApps in production use by our customers today, all leveraging the power of VMware’s industry-leading virtualization and cloud infrastructure platform. The enhancements to VMware vSphere will only add to an already robust and mission-critical platform, and we look forward to our continued success with VMware.”
—Jim Davies, chief technology officer, Mitel

NEC

"Our customers are competing fiercely in the global market. We believe that VMware vSphere® 5 represents a leading innovation in the cloud marketplace and that the joint solution featuring NEC Express servers and the NEC iStorage series will be maximized."
—Kotestu Omiya, General Manager, 1st IT Software Division, NEC

NetApp

"Customers are increasingly deploying business-critical applications in virtualized environments to achieve greater efficiency, quality of service and agility. By leveraging NetApp’s shared storage infrastructure and advanced VMware vSphere® Storage APIs for Array Integration with VMware vSphere 5, customers will gain improved performance, scalability and operational efficiencies. Working together with VMware, we will continue to enable enterprise customers to respond faster to changing business needs with unique capabilities such as hardware-accelerated VM cloning and provisioning, integrated data protection, and end-to-end visibility into the IT infrastructure for real-time decision making to complement server virtualization and make IT more dynamic.”
—Patrick Rogers, vice president, Corporate Alliances, NetApp

Riverbed Technology

“Many IT organizations are embracing public and private cloud computing models to leverage economies of scale and IT-as-a-service model. Riverbed and VMware together enable customers to address the unique performance and management requirements inherent to the cloud by delivering integrated best-of-breed WAN optimization and virtualization solutions.”
—Venugopal Pai, vice president, Global Alliances, Riverbed Technology

SAS

“SAS is delighted to announce formal support for VMware vSphere® 5. SAS Solutions are serious enterprise software that require absolute reliability, flexibility and performance from any selected platform – we have found VMware vSphere 5 to be superb in this regard. Given the significant improvements and added features of this latest release, our shared customers should feel confident in their choice to adopt even more virtualization across their datacenters.”
—Paul Kent, vice president, Platform Research and Development, SAS

Symantec

“Symantec and VMware are continually working to provide comprehensive solutions that help customers effectively back up and recover their business-critical data from virtual environments. Symantec V-Ray technology embedded within NetBackup and Backup Exec will provide deep integration with VMware vSphere® 5 to help customers reduce complexity and costs, while gaining increased visibility of their physical and virtual environments through one backup solution.”
—Sean Regan, director of product marketing, Information Management Group, Symantec

Trend Micro

“VMware’s new product releases create a unified cloud infrastructure with virtualization as the foundation for cloud computing. Having been the among first vendors to provide security for virtual machines via VMware vShield™ Endpoint’s APIs with Deep Security 7.5, Trend Micro is proud to continue partnering with VMware to secure each business’s individual journey to the cloud. Trend Micro™ Deep Security provides a complete framework for cloud security, securing virtualization environments by fully integrating with VMware vShield and combining intrusion detection and prevention, firewall, integrity monitoring, log inspection, anti-malware capabilities to help prevent data breaches and ensure business continuity.

Trend Micro continues to secure businesses as they expand their VMware infrastructure into the cloud. Deep Security provides self-defending virtual machines for cloud environments, and Trend Micro™ SecureCloud™ encrypts data stored in VMware vSphere® or vCloud® infrastructure. Customers retain encryption key ownership, giving them the choice to secure their private cloud data stored in VMware vCloud infrastructure, or to use a public cloud provider. VMware environments give companies the flexibility to choose infrastructure that will drive their businesses forward as Trend Micro secures their journey to the cloud.”
—John Maddison, executive general manager, Data Center Business, Trend Micro

VCE

"VCE's mission is to help customers quickly, efficiently and economically navigate their journey to the cloud using technologies from Cisco, EMC and VMware. The combination of Vblock Infrastructure Platforms and VMware vSphere® 5 will represent exceptional value to customers seeking to move their enterprise applications to an agile, secure, cost-effective virtualized infrastructure. VMware is a vital partner of VCE and we are excited that VMware has once again extended its leadership in cloud computing."
—Frank Hauck, president of VCE

Verizon

"Working with industry leaders such as VMware enables Verizon through its Terremark subsidiary to continue to deliver innovative, business-class cloud solutions to enterprises around the globe. VMware's new cloud infrastructure suite will further enable us to offer customers high performance, availability and scalability as well as a more feature-rich set of capabilities, such as profile-driven storage, that is well suited to delivering business-critical applications."
—Chris Gesell, chief cloud strategist, Verizon

Zenoss

“Customers are rapidly moving to adopt cloud computing, and VMware cloud infrastructure solutions enable them to drive their cloud strategies forward. As deployments of these dynamic infrastructures accelerate so will the critical need to provide service assurance inside the cloud, which is why we are excited to announce Zenoss Service Dynamics support for the new VMware cloud infrastructure suite."
—Bill Karpovich, CEO of Zenoss

Industry Support for VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5

Dell

“Dell and VMware have had a growing, strategic partnership for the past decade, collaborating on engineering integration and solutions development since x86 server virtualization was just taking shape. Dell and VMware have partnered to ensure VMware technologies, such as VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager, vSphere® Storage APIs for Storage Awareness and vSphere Storage APIs for Array Integration, work together seamlessly with Dell Fluid Data storage solutions to provide automation, efficiency and resiliency in the virtual era. VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5 complements the intelligent data protection features of Dell Compellent and EqualLogic virtualized storage arrays to deliver automated disaster recovery and failback, enabling our customers to run business-critical applications with confidence.”
—Darren Thomas, vice president and general manager, Dell Storage

EMC

"EMC is expanding its broad integration with VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5 by improving native capabilities with broader Recovery Point Objectives including zero data loss, consistency group technologies, simple failback, and up to seven times better WAN utilization. With EMC Replication products integrated with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager, customers can now easily manage application-integrated VM-level snapshots and replication and be able to visualize end-to-end relationships – in VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager or with full VM-awareness within EMC storage platforms."
—Chad Sakac, vice president, VMware Technology Alliance, EMC

F5 Networks

“VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager has established itself as powerful solution for the business continuity of enterprise-class virtualized applications. Particularly, tight integration between a virtualization platform and an Application Delivery Networking infrastructure enables organizations to maximize uptime for important enterprise applications. To further extend VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager capabilities, F5’s BIG-IP® Local Traffic Manager™ and Global Traffic Manager™ products work in concert with it so that, in the event of a failover, application traffic is automatically redirected to the correct servers in the correct data center, anywhere in the world. This instantaneous reaction enables rapid recovery with minimal downtime in the case of an unplanned outage.”
—Jim Ritchings, vice president, Business Development, F5 Networks

Fujitsu

“Fujitsu is thrilled with the release of VMware’s cloud infrastructure suite. As a leading global cloud service and ICT provider, we have been working closely with VMware to provide our customers with best-in-class solutions. The combination of Fujitsu and VMware products creates highly reliable and cost effective infrastructures that allow customers to deploy secure, dynamic and virtualized cloud service environments."
—Yoichi Hori, president, Platform Software Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited

Hitachi Data Systems

“Hitachi Data Systems helps customers protect their applications by integrating with VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5’s new data center fail-back policies. When coupled with integrated, efficient Hitachi replication and data protection solutions, customers can extend protection for their virtual infrastructure to third-party storage arrays with failover consistency across the datacenter as well as accelerated and reliable recovery.”
—Hu Yoshida, chief technology officer, Hitachi Data Systems

IBM

“VMware vCenter™ Site recovery manager is a great example of how IBM Storage and VMware have worked together to deliver a highly reliable disaster recovery solution. Our integration work with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager and our IBM XIV and Storwise V7000 storage systems bring together some of the best technologies in the industry to deliver a highly efficient and resilient DR solution for clients’ Intel server workloads.”
—Doug Balog, vice president, storage business line, IBM

NetApp

“Customers today are leveraging virtualization for their most strategic applications and as the foundation for enabling cloud computing to deliver greater IT and business agility. NetApp integration with the new VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager 5 will provide customers with the intelligent data protection and application mobility capabilities necessary to confidently move critical applications to high-availability cloud infrastructures. Working together, NetApp and VMware provide a reliable, repeatable automated disaster recovery workflow for failover and failback to help customers achieve the highest availability of business-critical applications.”
—Patrick Rogers, vice president, Corporate Alliances, NetApp

Symantec

“Symantec has worked closely with VMware to provide an application-aware disaster recovery solution that features tight integration with VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager. We’ve also worked together to provide rapid provisioning of servers and virtual desktops. The result is that VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager alongside Symantec’s ApplicationHA and VirtualStore provides application awareness for mission-critical applications to our customers and lower-cost desktop-as-a-service initiatives – and our work together is just beginning.”
—Anil Chakravarthy, senior vice president, Storage and Availability Management Group, Symantec

Industry Support for VMware vShield™ 5

Catbird

"Catbird’s customers are under increasing pressure to deploy compliant applications in virtualized and cloud-based environments. The latest guidance from organizations such as the PCI Council and NIST have prescriptive requirements detailing how best to stay compliant while virtualizing. Together the security and compliance solution of Catbird’s vSecurity®, along with the controls of VMware vShield™ 5, will help ensure that no regulated agency or commercial concern need be left out of the virtualization and cloud revolution."
—Edmundo Costa, CEO of Catbird

CSC

"VMware vShield™ 5 will enable CSC to continue its mission of providing an open and secure cloud. It is essential to our strategy for security and transparency in CSC Trusted Cloud Datacenters and with BizCloud, our private, on-premise cloud that is billed as-a-service."
—Siki Giunta, vice president, Cloud Computing and Software Services, CSC

Fujitsu

“Fujitsu is thrilled with the release of VMware’s cloud infrastructure suite. As a leading global cloud service and ICT provider, we have been working closely with VMware to provide our customers with best-in-class solutions. The combination of Fujitsu and VMware products creates highly reliable and cost effective infrastructures that allow customers to deploy secure, dynamic and virtualized cloud service environments."
—Yoichi Hori, president, Platform Software Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited

HP

“As clients increasingly transition business-critical applications to virtualized environments, the ability to maintain consistent security practices and visibility throughout their hybrid environments is of the upmost importance. Through the close integration with VMware vShield™ 5, the HP TippingPoint IPS vController automates security policy management to ensure pervasive protection across both physical and virtual environments.”
—Alan Kessler, vice president and general manager, Security Products Organization, HP

IBM

“VMware’s vSphere 5launch is a highly exciting event for the industry. It is also true for IBM, as we integrate our capabilities with the VMware platform. Our joint clients can more effectively virtualize applications, make them more resilient, more available in their production environments. For example, IBM's intrusion prevention systems allow deep packet inspection and are specialized for VMware environments for advanced threat prevention.”
—Pratik Gupta, distinguished engineer and CTO, Virtualization Management, IBM

LogLogic

“Cloud computing and virtualization will define a majority of the IT decisions in this next generation of IT. VMware will continue to be a critical partner in our efforts to serve the market and enable our customers to deliver IT as a Service. We’re pleased to support today’s announcement, and we’ll continue to provide great support across the VMware product line, including products like VMware vCloud® Director and VMware vShield™.”
—Guy Churchward, CEO of LogLogic

McAfee

“McAfee applauds this strategic initiative by VMware to create a comprehensive cloud infrastructure. Virtualization continues to grow rapidly with companies now looking to maximize the efficiencies and flexibility offered by cloud computing. McAfee and VMware will work together to secure cloud computing environments, so that our customers can safely take advantage of the cost savings, efficiency, and agility provided by virtualized data centers.”
—Brian Foster, senior vice president of product management, McAfee

NetApp

“Customers are rapidly moving to adopt private, public and hybrid cloud computing models to keep pace with the demands of their business. VMware vShield™ 5 is a key component with NetApp MultiStore in our joint Secure Multi-Tenancy architecture, which allows our mutual customers to build secure, efficient cloud infrastructures that offer end-to-end data and application isolation at every level including host, network, applications and storage. NetApp’s unique capability to partition a single storage system enables multiple tenants, such as applications, departments and clients to live securely together in a shared IT infrastructure and complements VMware vShield 5, allowing customers to meet stringent corporate security and compliance policies.”
—Patrick Rogers, vice president, Corporate Alliances, NetApp

RSA

“There is a strong market demand for security and compliance controls to be built into the virtual infrastructure. We’re excited to move into the next phase of our relationship with VMware and expect that by building our DLP classification technology into the industry-leading virtual and cloud infrastructure platform, customers will now be able to gain better visibility into their virtual infrastructure and better manage risk and security.”
—Manoj Nair, vice president, Security Management Products, RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Sourcefire

“Sourcefire was among the first intrusion prevention vendors to leverage the VMware vShield™ API to protect intra-VM traffic, and now with the new sensitive data monitoring feature in VMware vShield 5, we have even more power to detect policy violations in virtual environments. With this enhancement, Sourcefire customers will achieve even more effective data security for their virtual infrastructure.”
—Richard Park, senior product manager, Sourcefire

Symantec

“Organizations are aggressively moving to cloud infrastructure solutions to realize new levels of efficiency and agility. Symantec is committed to working with VMware and its vShield™ technology to offer organizations the most effective security with minimal impact in high-density virtual environments.”
—Chirantan “CJ” Desai, senior vice president, Endpoint & Mobility Group, Symantec

Trend Micro

“VMware’s new product releases create a unified cloud infrastructure with virtualization as the foundation for cloud computing. Having been the among first vendors to provide security for virtual machines via VMware vShield™ Endpoint’s APIs with Deep Security 7.5, Trend Micro is proud to continue partnering with VMware to secure each business’s individual journey to the cloud. Trend Micro™ Deep Security provides a complete framework for cloud security, securing virtualization environments by fully integrating with VMware vShield and combining intrusion detection and prevention, firewall, integrity monitoring, log inspection, anti-malware capabilities to help prevent data breaches and ensure business continuity.

Trend Micro continues to secure businesses as they expand their VMware infrastructure into the cloud. Deep Security provides self-defending virtual machines for cloud environments, and Trend Micro™ SecureCloud™ encrypts data stored in VMware vSphere® or vCloud® infrastructure. Customers retain encryption key ownership, giving them the choice to secure their private cloud data stored in VMware vCloud infrastructure, or to use a public cloud provider. VMware environments give companies the flexibility to choose infrastructure that will drive their businesses forward as Trend Micro secures their journey to the cloud.”
—John Maddison, executive general manager, Data Center Business, Trend Micro

Industry Support for VMware vCloud® Director 1.5

CommVault

"CommVault’s VMware Ready™ Virtual Server Agent (VSA), with its integration with VMware vSphere® Storage APIs for Data Protection, provides backup and recovery capabilities for VMware vCloud® Director deployments today and underpins our future support. By combining features such as SnapProtect and policy-based autodiscovery and protection of VMs, Simpana customers can easily manage large virtual environments. We look forward to ongoing collaboration with VMware to extend the benefits of cloud infrastructures to our mutual service provider and enterprise customers."
—David West, senior vice president, Marketing and Business Development, CommVault

CSC

"CSC is rapidly moving toward a cloud business model that recognizes the need to manage not just our cloud, but in the future, a multi-vendor cloud environment. We believe that VMware vCloud® Director will enable us to build a solution that provides clients with the latest advancements in the area of cloud brokering. Case in point, CSC BizCloud and CloudCompute are VMware vCloud Datacenter Services and we are currently applying these capabilities in very innovative ways."
—Siki Giunta, vice president, Cloud Computing and Software Services, CSC

Dell

“Dell’s virtualization management portfolio is optimized to work with VMware’s latest offerings around VMware vSphere® and vCloud® Director. Our hardware management plug-in for VMware vCenter™ Server allows customers to automate and perform hardware lifecycle management actions right from their console of choice – VMware vCenter™ Server. This greatly simplifies and streamlines management of IT resources.”
—Forrest Norrod, vice president and general manager, Server Platforms, Dell

EMC

"EMC and VMware share a goal to enable customers to fully benefit from all the advantages cloud computing offers by achieving a hybrid cloud model to gain maximum business agility and efficiency. VMware vCloud® director 1.5 with vCloud Connector moves VMs from public to private clouds and, coupled with EMC Avamar, provides enterprises and service providers with an optimized solution for multi-tenant backup and recovery – at the tenant, virtual machine and file level.”
—Chad Sakac, vice president, VMware Technology Alliance, EMC

F5 Networks

“VMware vCloud® Director provides customers with a powerful way to realize the efficiency gains offered by cloud deployments. In addition, F5 and VMware have developed several API-based integration points between VMware vCloud Director and BIG-IP® products to help organizations enjoy the same advanced infrastructure services they experienced before migrating to the cloud. These integration efforts have yielded compelling joint solutions that enable automatic scaling, dynamic deployment capabilities based on application resource demands, and even bursting between private and public clouds to handle unplanned traffic spikes.”
—Jim Ritchings, vice president, Business Development, F5 Networks

Fujitsu

“Fujitsu is thrilled with the release of VMware’s cloud infrastructure suite. As a leading global cloud service and ICT provider, we have been working closely with VMware to provide our customers with best-in-class solutions.The combination of Fujitsu and VMware products creates highly reliable and cost effective infrastructures that allow customers to deploy secure, dynamic and virtualized cloud service environments."
—Yoichi Hori, president, Platform Software Business Unit, Fujitsu Limited

HP

“As cloud computing takes off within the industry, it’s even more important that organizations manage and automate processes across the datacenter. Organizations who have selected VMware vCloud® Director can use HP Operations Orchestration software to rapidly provision infrastructure, databases and applications for hybrid VMware vCloud environments, allowing customers to bridge private vCloud environments or burst into public vCloud providers.”
—Erik Frieberg, vice president, product marketing, Software, HP

HyTrust

"HyTrust customers push the envelope of virtualization, pursuing higher-level use cases such as multi-tenancy, private clouds, and virtualizing workloads subject to compliance. Based on these use cases, we believe joint customers of HyTrust and VMware stand to benefit most significantly from VMware's continued innovation and leadership in the cloud stack, evidenced by the forthcoming capabilities in VMware vSphere® 5 and vCloud® Director 1.5. We look forward to working together to further expand enterprise adoption of virtualization and their journey to the cloud.”
—Eric Chiu, president and founder of HyTrust

LogLogic

“Cloud computing and virtualization will define a majority of the IT decisions in this next generation of IT. VMware will continue to be a critical partner in our efforts to serve the market and enable our customers to deliver IT as a Service. We’re pleased to support today’s announcement, and we’ll continue to provide great support across the VMware product line, including products like VMware vCloud® Director and VMware vShield™.”
—Guy Churchward, CEO of LogLogic

NEC

"VMware vCloud® Director 1.5 will enable NEC to jointly provide highly advanced cloud solutions with NEC Cloud Platform Software for enterprise customers seeking to promote IT innovation. This new offering is a definitive step forward for NEC cloud computing and the realization of an information society friendly to humans and the earth."
—Kotestu Omiya, general manager, 1st IT Software Division, NEC

NetApp

“Many IT organizations are embracing private, public, and hybrid cloud computing models to deliver a variety of cost-effective, flexible, on-demand services for the enterprise. Through key integration points, NetApp extends VMware vCloud® Director capabilities to control NetApp storage-level provisioning and protection policies. This deep integration enables enterprises to manage service delivery and SLAs through intelligent policy-based provisioning and protection from applications to storage.”
—Patrick Rogers, vice president, Corporate Alliances, NetApp

Trend Micro

“VMware’s new product releases create a unified cloud infrastructure with virtualization as the foundation for cloud computing. Having been the among first vendors to provide security for virtual machines via VMware vShield™ Endpoint’s APIs with Deep Security 7.5, Trend Micro is proud to continue partnering with VMware to secure each business’s individual journey to the cloud. Trend Micro™ Deep Security provides a complete framework for cloud security, securing virtualization environments by fully integrating with VMware vShield and combining intrusion detection and prevention, firewall, integrity monitoring, log inspection, anti-malware capabilities to help prevent data breaches and ensure business continuity.

Trend Micro continues to secure businesses as they expand their VMware infrastructure into the cloud. Deep Security provides self-defending virtual machines for cloud environments, and Trend Micro™ SecureCloud™ encrypts data stored in VMware vSphere® or vCloud® infrastructure. Customers retain encryption key ownership, giving them the choice to secure their private cloud data stored in VMware vCloud infrastructure, or to use a public cloud provider. VMware environments give companies the flexibility to choose infrastructure that will drive their businesses forward as Trend Micro secures their journey to the cloud.”
—John Maddison, executive general manager, Data Center Business, Trend Micro

 

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