VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today at VMware Explore 2022 Europe announced innovations, new offerings, services and expanded partnerships that enable customers to further optimize their journey to multi-cloud.
“VMware and its partners continue to deliver new innovative offerings to help customers take advantage of a cloud smart approach,” said Raghu Raghuram, CEO of VMware. “Customers are realizing that a multi-cloud environment gives them a choice of clouds—agnostic and global—on which to run their applications. VMware is there every step of the way to help customers transform multi-cloud complexity into a competitive advantage.”
Raghuram added: “Digital transformation is at the forefront for companies looking to accelerate their pace of innovation. We understand the challenges they face in terms of cost, cybersecurity and energy consumption. We are uniquely positioned to help them address these challenges through innovation and expanded partnerships.”
As enterprises embraced multi-cloud, they encountered a large increase in complexity, security challenges, and a skills shortage.(1) Despite the challenges, enterprises have accelerated multi-cloud adoption.(2) Along with its ecosystem partners, supported VMware Helping organizations successfully adopt a “Cloud Smart” approach with flexibility and choice across multiple clouds. Cloud-smart companies have benefited from their multi-cloud operations, noting their improved competitiveness and top-line results. For example, according to a Vanson Bourne study commissioned by VMware, 97 percent of cloud-smart companies surveyed say their approach to multi-cloud has improved their revenue growth, and 96 percent say it improves their profitability (3) These insights point to the impact of VMware cross-cloud services that offer customers the benefits of a cloud-intelligent approach by helping them choose the right cloud for the right app.