VMware and Kyndryl Alliance

Kyndryl and VMware: Accelerating Innovation - Delivering a trusted foundation

Kyndryl is the independent public company that will be created following the separation of IBM's Managed Infrastructure Services business, expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2021.

  • Industry leader - A new business with an Intellectual Property portfolio of 3000+ patents, managing the most vital environments across critical industries including 75% of the Fortune 100 and more than half of the Fortune 500.
  • Better Together - Rich and diverse partnering history of joint solution architectures, common designs, and deep relationships with VMware.
  • Focused - Designs, runs, and manages the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on every day

Introducing Kyndryl, Martin Schroeter CEO Kyndryl

Why Kyndryl and VMware?

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VMWorld Welcome Mark Slaga, GM Kyndryl


Always moving forward

Kyndryl and VMware provide a true multi-cloud foundation for all applications ‒one that enables our joint customers to do digital innovation at an accelerated pace.

  • Governance + Control:  Low impact rehosting solutions and services to migrate VM workloads to any cloud.
  • Consistency in Design: No retooling required to move  VM workloads to private or public clouds - container readiness included.
  • Cloud Agnostic Apps: Refactor with containers via Tanzu for new application development.
  • World-class Security: Deliver end user management, device management, SASE all from a common platform.

Jointly Addressing Top Customer Needs

  • Speed up re-invention as a digital business powered by VMware solutions and Kyndryl services.
  • Help transform your business by rapidly building and deploying new applications where they fit best.
  • Build a secure environment for distributed work.

Multi-Cloud Management

Consistently manage & govern across clouds

Top Drivers

  • Move Existing Workload with speed to Cloud
  • Manage Work Across Different Clouds & Platforms
  • Prepare for Cloud Native Applications

Available Services

  • Software Defined Networking
  • Workload Migration
  • Cross Cloud Deployment
  • Containers Networking and Management

Modernize Apps

Build new cloud-native applications

Top Drivers

  • Get Started with Kubernetes Workloads
  • Modernize Existing Apps
  • Work together using Best Practices

Available Services

  • VMware Tanzu
  • VM/Container Automation
  • VM/Container Deployment
  • VM/Container Management

Distributed Edge

Address digital workplace’s need to deliver and manage any app on any device

Top Drivers

  • Manage Multi-Modal Experiences
  • Secure the Distributed Edge
  • Serve Needs of Hybrid Workforce

Available Services

  • Workspace ONE Access Management
  • Core Platform Resiliency
  • Automation and Provisioning



To learn more about the Kyndryl and VMware Alliance, please mail Kyndryl4me@vmware.com.

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