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Introducing VMware vSphere 6 - The Foundation for Hybrid Cloud


Reza Malekzadeh, Vice President, Business, Cumulus Networks

“Cumulus Networks shares the VMware vision of OpenStack as a framework for rapid innovation and accelerated IT service delivery. We are excited to have Cumulus Linux, the OS for open networking, as part of this community initiative that improves business agility for IT organizations while it enables a robust ecosystem to flourish.”

Tom Tormey, Vice President, Technology Alliances, EMC Corporation

“OpenStack is one of many Cloud Management Platforms enabling the efficiency, scale and flexibility needed for today’s Enterprise Data Centers. To be successful with OpenStack, customers require solutions that automate and simplify the deployment process. EMC and VMware share a commitment to addressing those challenges through the delivery of innovative solutions. VMware Integrated OpenStack will provide VMware customers with a faster path to implementing a production-grade OpenStack cloud based on proven, enterprise-class compute, networking and storage infrastructure.”

Ryan Coombes, Technical Director, GYROCOM

“Gyrocom are excited about the launch of VMware Integrated OpenStack as this validates the OpenStack framework for the enterprise which will ultimately drive more rapid adoption. Gyrocom are pleased to be able to help spearhead customer adoption of a number of new VMware technologies including VMware Integrated OpenStack and VMware NSX in the UK market.”

Tadataka Okubo, Director & Managing Executive Officer, Corporate CTO, COO, IT Service Business Group, ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation

“ITOCHU Techno-Solutions (CTC) welcomes that VMware has announced the New OpenStack Solution, VMware Integrated OpenStack. VMware Integrated OpenStack has uniqueness such as excellent integration with VMware products and virtual appliance packaging for easy installation, which are not provided by the other OpenStack products. I am confident that VMware Integrated OpenStack will be an attractive option for enterprise VMware vSphere customers. CTC will continue to work with VMware to accelerate customers’ business innovation through the Software-Defined Data Center.

Michael Letschin, Director of Product Management Solutions at Nexenta

“VMware Integrated Openstack cloud management solution is a great fit with Nexenta’s Software-Defined Storage Solutions. The combination of VMware Integrated OpenStack and NexentaConnect will provide our joint customers with solutions for both Glance and Nova throughout an OpenStack environment.”

Dave Cahill, Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, SolidFire

"The next generation data center demands agile and hardened platforms capable of delivering cloud at extraordinary scale. Combining OpenStack with VMware’s deep history in delivering products that meet or exceed the requirements of the enterprise represents an outstanding opportunity for an industry in need of strong solutions. With SolidFire’s deep roots in OpenStack coupled with VMware’s innovation, customers rapidly achieve a future protected, highly scalable and automated private cloud."

Joe Arnold, CEO and Founder, SwiftStack

"VMware and SwiftStack are well positioned to lay the foundation for a modern IT infrastructure. As a leader in OpenStack Swift Object Storage, SwiftStack is providing a new tier for private cloud storage. Together, VMWare Integrated OpenStack and SwiftStack make it simple for enterprises to develop and deploy the next-generation of scale-out applications.”

Kieran Harty, CTO and Co-Founder, Tintri

“We see growing interest in OpenStack from customers. For those who want to build an OpenStack solution on top of their existing vSphere infrastructure, we intend to support VMware Integrated OpenStack with Tintri storage. It’s a natural and important extension to the integration we’ve already done with vSphere and vRealize Operations, and will enable customers can automate and scale their cloud environments more easily.”

Josh Coen, Principal Cloud Architect, Varrow

“VMware Integrated OpenStack allows us to leverage our existing, well-tested vSphere environment to consume OpenStack services without deploying a new set of infrastructure. The automated installation and configuration of VMware Integrated OpenStack removes complexity from the otherwise complex OpenStack deployment process. VMware Integrated OpenStack is off to a great start and we are excited about this release and beyond.”