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Move faster to cloud by extending your on-premises VMware environments to Google Cloud
Benefits of Google Cloud VMware Engine
Improve IT Operations
Run virtual machines in the cloud to decouple from managing physical infrastructure. Provision an entire VMware SDDC in minutes rather than months.
Rapid Cloud Migration
Increase capacity quickly and modernize your infrastructure, all while using familiar VMware tools throughout your workload migration process.
Build redundancy for critical services, and easily and reliably accommodate failover and recovery with VMware Site Recovery Manager.
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
Integrate VMware Horizon with Google Cloud VMware Engine to empower employees to work securely from anywhere.
Tackle modernization one step at a time. Build cloud competencies and modernize as you go, using VMware Tanzu Standard on Google Cloud VMware Engine. Run your containerized workloads in the cloud, with consistent operations and management to support your infrastructure and application transformation journey.
Key Components of Google Cloud VMware Engine
We have already achieved surprising results, such as a 94% decrease in incidents in the apps hosted in the cloud, a 60% total infrastructure cost reduction compared with two years ago, and a 92% savings rate for storing historical data.
Migrating VMware environment was the best option for LIXIL to start leveraging Google Cloud Platform with speed. Thanks to Google Cloud VMware Engine and VMware HCX, we could accomplish it without downtime and with a minimal impact to the business.
Google Cloud VMware Engine is sold as part of the VMware Cloud Universal program. See the VMware Subscription Purchasing Program (SPP) for details.
Designed for production enterprise environments
- VMware software: vSphere, vSAN, NSX, vCenter Server, HCX
- Dedicated, isolated Google Cloud Bare Metal hardware nodes
- Lifecycle management by Google Cloud (updates, patches and upgrades)
- Support for High Availability (HA)
- Service Level Agreement (SLA)
- Product Support. Product Support tiers beyond Basic Support will be provided at no cost until December 31, 2022. Visit https://cloud.google.com/support for Support pricing.
- VMware Cloud Director service
- VMware Horizon
- VMware NSX Advanced Load Balancer
- VMware SD-WAN
- VMware Site Recovery Manager
- VMware Tanzu Standard
- VMware Aria Automation
- VMware Aria Operations
- VMware Aria Operations for Networks
CPU: Intel Xeon Gold 6240 (Cascade Lake) 2.6 GHz (x2), 36 Cores, 72 Hyper-Threads
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Savings vs. On-Demand
|On Demand Pay for physical hosts by the hour. Billed in arrears.||1-year Subscription Pay for the physical hosts upfront or monthly.||3-year Subscription Pay for the physical hosts upfront or monthly.|
What is the difference between on-demand and subscription pricing? On-Demand Pricing
On-Demand consumption allows you to pay for physical hosts by the hour. There are no upfront costs and you have the flexibility to scale the number of hosts up or down without long-term commitments. You only pay for each hour that the host is active in your account. If you choose the on-demand option, you will be billed at the end of the month in arrears.
Prepay longer-term subscription of hosts gives you up to 50% cost saving compared to on-demand hosts consumed over the equivalent period. Host subscriptions are available in 1-year or 3-year terms. If you choose a 1-year or 3-year subscription option, you can choose to prepay upfront or pay monthly.
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