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IBM at VMware Explore 2022

Hear from real customers on how they’re shaping up their modernization journeys and achieving more with a hybrid cloud strategy.

7th - 10th November 

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Migrate to IBM Cloud

Top 3 Do's & Don'ts: Provisioning your Bare Metal on IBM Cloud VPC for maximum VMware workload performance.


What is IBM Cloud® for VMware Solutions?

IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions makes it simpler for your organization to capitalize on the tremendous potential of the cloud. Migrate VMware workloads to the IBM Cloud while using existing tools, technologies and skills from your on-premises environment. The integration and automation with Red Hat® OpenShift® helps accelerate innovation with services like AI, analytics and more.

New: Run VMware workloads on VPC

Deploy VMware on bare metal running on VPC, for greater agility and flexibility.


Developer productivity

USD 1.5M

Tap into additional productivity gains by shifting developer work to containers with Red Hat OpenShift.

Operational efficiency

USD 1.2M

Focus on new initiatives and other value-added tasks by freeing up resources that manage on-premises hardware.

Return on investment


Composite organizations experienced healthy returns over 3 years on the initial investments made.

Use cases

Data center transformation

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Extend and migrate your virtual machines to the cloud

Extend and migrate your virtual machines (VMs) to the cloud to consolidate data centers, expand capacity to address resource constraints or replace aging infrastructure with the latest innovations in the cloud.

Disaster recovery and backup

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Disaster recovery and backup

Stand up a disaster recovery or backup site in the cloud, without the expense and complexity of additional on-premises infrastructure. Take advantage of the geographic resiliency and security profiles built into IBM Cloud and its no-cost data transfer capability between IBM Cloud sites.

Workload security and compliance

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Workload security and compliance

Offload security maintenance and access compliance measures through IBM Cloud. IBM Cloud offers the highest level of key-management encryption with FIPS 140-2 Level 4 certification and KYOK security, designed so only you can access your data.

Transformation and modernization

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Transformation and modernization

Modernize your VMware workloads with Red Hat OpenShift. Improve business outcomes with new technologies such as AI and blockchain, integrate existing VMware-based applications into a hybrid cloud strategy, and innovate freely between containers and VMware VMs.

IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions Shared

Try our self-service, multi-tenant solution. Get a USD 500 credit that’s valid for 90 days.