The decade-long collaboration between IBM and VMware has produced extensive VMware expertise among IBM professionals that powers the innovation required for growth. IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) and VMware deepened this alliance by becoming strategic go-to-market partners, providing even more value to our joint customers.
IBM received the VMware 2016 Global Partner Innovation Award for Integrate Public Clouds and the VMware Global Systems Outsourcer Innovation Award at the 2017 VMware Partner Leadership Summit to recognize outstanding achievements accomplished during the previous year.
Enterprises are rapidly adopting the cloud for the agility it delivers and the cognitive and big data innovation it enables, said Faiyaz Shahpurwala, General Manager, IBM Cloud. IBM and VMware working together allows enterprises to easily transform and integrate existing VMware environments into highly scalable and global hybrid cloud deployments.
IBM Cloud provides the ability to move VMware workloads to the cloud seamlessly, enabled by a common platform for management, networking, and security on the trusted foundation of VMware.
VMware NSX is the network virtualization platform of the integrated enterprise, transforming the economics of network and security operations. It increases agility by reducing provisioning time from weeks to minutes, and its microsegmentation capability prevents security threats from moving laterally in the data center. Together with IBM—one of the world’s largest systems integrators—it dramatically simplifies operations and enables a nondisruptive environment.
Software-defined enterprises and network virtualized environments deliver an agile, fluid IT platform to accelerate your business with network virtualization, using VMware NSX with IBM infrastructure and services, including:
Business mobility—from virtualized desktops to mobile devices to peripherals—can help organizations expand and realize new opportunities, overcome challenges, satisfy customers, maximize talent, and keep ahead of the competition. IBM GTS with VMware helps business leaders align their mobile strategy to their business goals through a wide range of services: evaluating mobile infrastructures against leading practices and identifying initiatives that will enhance results. IBM GTS, in conjunction with VMware, delivers one cloud, one app, one device next-generation enterprise mobility solutions, including mobility-as-a-service offerings.