To successfully modernize your applications, first consider what capabilities you require from your multi-cloud environment.
To help inspire your thought process, here's some examples of what VMware has heard from a survey of over 1,200 application development and IT operations professionals on their optimal cloud environment—and what it should allow them to do:
Whether or not any of these are essentials on your own list, VMware can help you close the gap from imagining your ideal cloud environment architecture to realizing it.
Architect an environment that increases business agility by allowing each application to be deployed to the cloud that best meets its requirements.
Architect an environment that lowers costs by supporting the ability to move applications between environments without refactoring.
Architect an environment that reduces complexity and improves security through the use of a unified operating model.
Architect an environment that minimizes learning curves by providing high levels of skill leverage for both developers and IT operators.
Architect an environment that supports the ability to scale up automation across the full scope of operations.
Get a broad set of capabilities to build, run, and manage modern apps on any cloud through a rich platform as a service (PaaS) layer, Kubernetes runtime, and multi-cloud control plane.
Better manage your multi-cloud architecture with comprehensive visibility across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google, and Oracle public clouds; Kubernetes; and VMware-based private and hybrid clouds.
Gain real-time visibility into your security and compliance posture by continuously monitoring cloud resource configuration and benchmarks to meet different industry standards, custom security, and compliance requirements.
Optimize the cost of your multi-cloud and container environments by effectively allocating costs for chargeback, monitoring increases in spending, and making better decisions around the use of reservations and savings plans—all helping you keep within your IT budgets.
Achieve improved multi-cloud operations by streamlining cloud operations and automating governance policies without impacting your DevOps functions and teams.