Virtualization leader is now partnering with three new cloud services integrators: BlueLock (U.S), Colt Technology Services (Europe) and Verizon (global).
VMware revealed Feb. 8 that
it is delving deeper into the data-center services business to build new hybrid
cloud deployments with its vCloud infrastructure.
The world's largest virtualization software provider is now partnering with
three new cloud services integrators: BlueLock (based in the United
States), Colt Technology Services (based in Europe) and Verizon Communications
VMware already is working with Terremark (U.S.) and SingTel (Singapore) to use
its vCloud Datacenter platform for cloud structures.
To help facilitate this scale-out adoption, VMware has released a new piece of
middleware called vCloud
a free plug-in that enables vSphere administrators to deploy and
manage any number of virtual machines across vCloud services from within the
VMware vSphere Client.
vCloud Connector gives vSphere administrators a single place to control vSphere
infrastructure and VMware vCloud-powered public and private clouds, VMware
said. Users simply enter their cloud credentials and can start viewing and
transferring VMs, vApps and templates among the three.
vCloud Connector is available now via the VMware
VMware vCloud Datacenter Services are available now through BlueLock
, pan-European service provider Colt
services are currently in beta.