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Leading Organizations Use VMware vRealize Suite as Foundation for Multi-Cloud Management and IT Automation

VMware vRealize Suite Enables Businesses From Any Industry to Seamlessly Scale Across the Public and Private Cloud and Streamline IT Processes, Allowing Businesses to Transition From Operational to Innovative

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - August 17, 2016) - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) today announced that California Natural Resources Agency, Fannie Mae and IHS Markit are among the thousands of customers that have adopted the VMware vRealize® Suite to enable their organizations to be more agile in delivering new customer value. As the industry's most comprehensive cloud management suite, VMware vRealize Suite empowers these organizations to be more nimble in responding to massive changes in their businesses by improving IT service delivery across dimensions of speed, quality and cost.

The need for organizations to effectively develop infrastructure across multiple public and private cloud environments is more crucial than ever before because most businesses need to optimize existing applications and services while innovating fast on new offerings. VMware vRealize Suite enables businesses to embrace both public and private cloud infrastructures to gain a major competitive edge in an increasingly digital world. By combining VMware's cloud automation, cloud operations management and cloud business analytics solutions into one holistic integrated platform, IT teams have the transparency, control and flexibility to combine the best aspects of public and private cloud.

With the vRealize Suite, California Natural Resources Agency, Fannie Mae and IHS Markit have been able to innovate quickly to meet evolving customer requirements. Each organization has been able to use the suite to meet specific business objectives, including increasing developer adoption of a new private cloud, delivering multi-vendor infrastructure and applications and shortening product release cycles.

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At VMworld® 2016 U.S., the California Natural Resources Agency will present (SDDC9456-SPO) on implementing self-service compute resources provisioning with VMware vRealize Automation:

"The California Natural Resources Agency has adopted a software-defined data center architecture to ease the delivery of infrastructure and application services to 33 state organizations," said Tony Morshed, Chief Technology Officer, California Natural Resources Agency. "Using a combination of VMware NSX and VMware vRealize Suite, we've evolved from automating the delivery of infrastructure services to three-tier applications with networking and security services using unified blueprints. Our customers have benefitted from self-service and automation capabilities enabling them to bring business enabling apps and services to market faster."

Fannie Mae is scheduled to present (MGT8499) on the benefits of moving to infrastructure as code with the help of VMware's cloud management platform at VMworld 2016 U.S.:

"Through our RapidIT initiative, Fannie Mae is transitioning to DevOps to help the business increase its pace of innovation," said Trent TeSelle, DevOps Engineer, Fannie Mae. "The combination of VMware vRealize Automation and VMware vRealize Code Stream has enabled us to adopt an Infrastructure as Code operational model that helps IT manage the lifecycle of software-defined infrastructure across Dev, Test and Production environments. That approach has allowed us to automate previously manual efforts resulting in improved service quality and significant time savings."

IHS Markit will present (MGT8763) on best practices for IT to enable developers to deploy on AWS and Azure at VMworld 2016 U.S.:

"Having developed exclusively in the public cloud the last couple of years, our global development team is accustomed to immediate access to IT resources," said Diane Webster, Enterprise Architect, IHS Markit. "The automation, self-service and programmable infrastructure capabilities of VMware vRealize Suite will be key to driving developer adoption of our new private cloud."

VMware vRealize Suite Customers at VMworld 2016 U.S.
The California Natural Resources Agency, Fannie Mae and IHS Markit are just three of the more than 20 VMware vRealize Suite customers scheduled to present at VMworld 2016 U.S. which will run Aug. 28-Sept. 1 in Las Vegas, NV. Learn more about their stories by attending their panels and sessions accessible via the Cloud Management track at VMworld.

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