Customers of Microsoft Azure now have access to VMware Cross-Cloud services from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. It would allow them to leverage Azure’s “scalability, stability, and agility” to drive application development and shape business strategy.
The Azure Marketplace is an online marketplace for purchasing and selling Azure-certified cloud products. The Azure Marketplace connects enterprises looking for creative cloud-based solutions with partners that have already built ready-to-use solutions.
Microsoft Azure clients can use the Azure cloud platform to expedite application modernization, transfer workloads to the cloud more quickly, and grow virtual desktops more securely and effectively to accommodate a distributed workforce.
“Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers around the world can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust, all certified and optimized to run on Azure,” said Paul Maher, General Manager (Partner), Commercial Marketplace Services, Microsoft. “We’re happy to welcome VMware Cross-Cloud services to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem.”
Hybrid Cloud Deployments
Customers may utilize VMware Cross-Cloud services to design, operate, and manage applications on Microsoft Azure. In Azure Marketplace, the following VMware Cross-Cloud services are available right now:
- Microsoft Azure VMware Solution – an integrated hybrid cloud solution that provides a consistent and familiar approach to operate, administer, and update VMware vSphere-based apps in the Azure Cloud, as well as seamless access to other Azure services.
- VMware Tanzu – On Azure and hybrid cloud architecture, a modular application platform for designing, operating, and managing contemporary applications.
- Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise Tier – Microsoft has developed a fully managed Spring application service in collaboration with VMware. The Enterprise tier is now available for public testing.
- VMware Horizon Cloud Service on Microsoft Azure – VMware Horizon is a VMware-managed service that offers virtual desktops and apps straight from Microsoft Azure with all of VMware Horizon’s features.
“For enterprises today, the ability to consume and deploy solutions that can deliver immediate business outcomes is an expectation,” said Zia Yusuf, senior vice president, strategic ecosystem and industry solutions, VMware. “Availability of our VMware Cross-Cloud services on Azure Marketplace will enable better time to value and speed of execution for our customers. With VMware Cross-Cloud services, customers can drive the digital innovation they seek, with the enterprise control they demand.”