Oracle and VMware reveal cloud solution to fast-track modernization

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VMware has expanded its long-standing partnership with Oracle to help customers modernize their VMware workloads on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).

The companies previously extended their partnership back in 2019, to enable customers a smoother transition to the cloud.

Under this most recent expansion, customers can subscribe to Oracle Cloud VMware Solution as part of VMware Cloud Universal, a flexible purchasing and consumption program that helps businesses simplify flexible purchasing and accelerate the adoption of eligible VMware Cloud services.

The new solution is designed for enterprises requiring the highest levels of scalability, performance, security and administrative control and is well-suited for customers with a hybrid cloud architecture and customers that have extended or variable cloud migration timelines or cloud bursting requirements. Users can directly manage cloud infrastructure and VMware consoles for complete administrative control of their entire VMware stack.

Additionally, the solution delivers enterprise-level performance along with predictable costs, including the industry’s lowest data egress prices and consistent low pricing across 45 global Oracle Cloud regions. With Oracle Cloud VMware Solution, customers gain OCI’s flexible cloud infrastructure and zero-trust security, while retaining VMware’s administrator control.

Since the launch of the solution, customers such as Cybereason, Atos and Telefonica, among others, have adopted Oracle Cloud VMware Solution to accelerate their cloud journey and simplify applications modernization.

Doug Smith, senior vice president, global strategic partnerships, Oracle, said: “Oracle continues to evolve its partnership with VMware and with this new integration into the VMware Cloud Universal program customers can get a more seamless way to procure subscriptions for Oracle Cloud VMware Solution.

“Enterprise customers need to have choices for how they procure their infrastructure and applications. With VMware Cloud Universal, VMware and Oracle customers have additionally flexibility to build and operate their applications, databases and workloads in OCI.”

Zia Yusuf, senior vice president, strategic ecosystem and industry solutions, VMware, said: “Enabling a cloud-smart approach is about accelerating innovation by providing customer access to the best cloud environments for any app.

“VMware and Oracle are helping our customers become cloud smart by giving them faster and easier ways to purchase and deploy Oracle Cloud VMware Solution and our cross-cloud services. The combination of VMware and Oracle drives greater business agility, improves resiliency and enables customers to benefit from cloud economics and scale.”