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VMware focuses on multi-cloud with latest updates

August 28, 2018 / Christine Horton

VMware has kicked off it annual user conference, VMworld 2018, in Las Vegas, NV with a series of announcements that will help channel partners "capture the opportunity" around multi-cloud.These include several updates to its Cloud Provider Platform, which it says will help partners expand their multi-cloud managed services portfolio. VMware showcased a new Cloud Provider Hub, which it says will offer a centralized portal for partners to purchase, provision and manage VMware Cloud infrastructure and operations services offerings for multi-cloud. The hub will also allow partners to expand their VMware Cloud infrastructure footprint with VMware Cloud on AWS and multi-cloud operations with VMware Cloud Services. For partners already running a VMware environment, the vendor said its new Cloud Provider Pod, vCloud Director 9.5, vCloud Availability for Cloud-to-Cloud DR, and vCloud Usage Insight will enable cloud standardization "with single click automated deployment, simplifi...