Capitalize on the benefits of cloud with IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions

You know that cloud brings advantages, but how do you make the move to cloud without getting bogged down in complexity and costs?

IBM and VMware have joined forces to simplify the process. This solution brings together IBM Bluemix® infrastructure with VMware VSphere, Virtual SAN, NSX and SDDC Manager so you can more easily extend your VMware workloads from your on-premises environment to the IBM Cloud. Configuration takes hours, not weeks. And you manage your workloads just as you do on premises.

Why IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions


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Global infrastructure
Choose from more than 50 IBM Cloud data centers around the globe to meet your needs, whether expanding into a new region or searching for physical redundancy or disaster recovery options.

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World-class expertise
The IBM Cloud Professional Services team helps you to accelerate the design and implementation of VMware solutions on bare metal servers. If you need help with implementation, workload migration or a fully managed environment, IBM specialists can make the IBM Cloud an extension of your existing data centers.

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Cognitive technology
Exceed customer expectations by powering your hybrid cloud solutions with cognitive capabilities from IBM. With access to the IBM Watson® APIs through Bluemix, you can build smarter apps and services.

Choose your IBM Cloud and VMware solution

Seamlessly optimize, expand or migrate your VMware workloads to high-performance, global cloud infrastructure. Compare your options with the matrix.

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vSphere
With VMware and Bluemix infrastructure, you can optimize, expand or migrate your workloads onto high-performance, global cloud resources. Deploy customized cloud infrastructure to extend your VMware footprint around the world on demand, and manage it all with the same VMware management control panel your team already uses.

vCenter
VMware vCenter Server® on IBM Cloud provides the automated deployment of the underlying vSphere virtualization technology and vCenter Server management layer needed to build a flexible and customizable VMware solution that fits your workloads.

VMware Cloud Foundation
Automatically deploy an entire VMware environment stack with VMware Cloud Foundation™. This standardized software-defined data center solution brings together Bluemix infrastructure with VMware vSphere, Virtual SAN, NSX and SDDC Manager for a seamless hybrid cloud experience. And you continue to use the same familiar tools and scripts to manage your workloads in the cloud, without having to retool or refactor applications.

How can you use IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions?


Accelerate innovation with VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud

Cloud migration is just the beginning. VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud offers the ability to migrate applications and connect them to cognitive, data and security services.

Hybrid cloud adoption

Let VMware on IBM Cloud guide your cloud journey, turbocharging innovation and creating enhanced ROI through an enterprise-scale partnership.

Quick scale hybrid cloud

With the flexibility of IBM Cloud and the rapid workload provisioning of VMware vRealize Automation, quickly scale your hybrid cloud environments.

Client stories


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Marriott transforms the guest experience
Marriott extends its VMware environment to the IBM Cloud and to gain portability and resource scalability while maintaining security and control.

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Dream Payments simplifies mobile cloud payments
See how IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions allows Dream Payments go from a mobile payment company to a mobile payment cloud provider.

BMSIX representative discussing the company’s use of an IBM Cloud VMware solution.

BMSIX grows revenue, expands globally
Learn how this cloud service provider uses VMware on IBM Cloud to move its clients to the cloud in minutes versus months.

Additional resources


IBM and VMware Partnership Speeds Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise
More than 1,400 enterprises such as Honeywell International tapping into IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions.

A closer look at VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud
Watch how to create a hybrid cloud using your existing assets, skills, tooling and policies.

IBM Cloud Secure Virtualization
If you’re in a highly regulated industry, consider this offering for moving and protecting data while taking advantage of virtualization.

Veeam on IBM Cloud
Learn about automated backup, recovery and replication solutions.

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