Innovating for Customers

Whirlpool Corporation depends on proven technologies to keep innovation and output high and operating costs low. With a goal to lead the industry in connected home appliances, Whirlpool is empowering its engineering teams to design faster and smarter. The company is modernizing their data center with VMware vSAN for simple, streamlined virtual storage and vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud to combine the security of private cloud with the cost efficiency of public cloud. 


Whirlpool Corporation Reduces Time to Market and Scales with Hybrid Cloud

Whirlpool and VMware 

Listening to IoT

Whirlpool constantly incorporates consumer feedback into product development. The Internet of Things (IoT) has taken customer engagement to new levels - the company must meet changing demands for more complex, connected appliances. A scalable platform based on vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud helps engineering teams worldwide design faster and smarter.


Location: Benton Charter Township, Michigan
Industry: Manufacturing
Products: VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0, vSAN, vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud

Storage and Savings

Quicker development cycles help Whirlpool respond faster to the market and accelerate development. Fast, reliable data storage across teams and geographies helps design and manufacturing teams lead the industry. VMware vSAN is part of a suite of VMware products that has helped Whirlpool free data center space, increase database performance and achieve six-figure CapEx savings for new development and test systems.

What Whirlpool has to say about us

“It’s a real advantage for Whirlpool Corporation that VMware leads this market. There’s no other public cloud provider that offers this type of bi-directional workload portability—and it’s completely transparent to my end users.”


Michael Pfarrer, Infrastructure Systems Manager, Whirlpool Corporation


Related Products 

vCloud Air Dedicated Cloud

Get your own private cloud in the public cloud. Our Dedicated Cloud service provides you with your own compute nodes for the utmost security.

vSphere ESXi 6.0

vSphere Hypervisor is a free bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers so you can consolidate your applications on less hardware.


vSAN is a radically simple, enterprise-class shared storage solution for hyperconverged infrastructure optimized for today’s all-flash performance.