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VCE And VMware Enable Next Generation Of Integrated Cloud Infrastructure

VCE Vblock Support of New VMware vCloud Suite 5.1 Further Simplifies IT Operations, Expands Software-Defined Datacenter Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (VMworld 2012) -- VCE, the leader in converged cloud infrastructure systems, today announced support for VMware's new cloud solution – VMware vCloud® Suite 5.1 – in VCE™ Vblock™ Systems. This provides customers and partners with the next generation of integrated cloud infrastructure for private, public and hybrid clouds in a pre-engineered, modular system that ensures scalable and predictable performance.

Vblock Systems are optimized for VMware cloud infrastructure, integrating it with leading technologies from Cisco and EMC in a single intelligent converged infrastructure system with seamless support. VCE systems are designed to support highly virtualized mixed workload environments, mission-critical enterprises and custom and vertical applications, while enabling cloud-based computing models that provide greater business agility and lower operational costs.

VMware vCloud Suite 5.1 further enables Vblock systems to form the foundation of a software-defined data center, providing a better way to implement, operate and deliver IT services and provide the highest levels of virtualization and application performance. Vblock systems can support thousands of virtual machines and seamlessly integrate leading compute, network and storage technologies with the capabilities of the new vCloud Suite 5.1, including:

  • VMware vSphere®  Enterprise Plus, the industry-leading virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures.
  • VMware vCloud  Director® 5.1, which enables virtual infrastructure resources to be delivered on-demand.
  • VMware vCenter™ Operations Management Suite which ensures optimum virtual and cloud resource usage and configuration compliance.
  • VMware vFabric™ Application Director which automates provisioning for applications.
  • VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ 5.1 for simple and comprehensive disaster recovery.

VMware vCloud Suite 5.1 is available on VCE Vblock Systems immediately.

Supporting Quotes

Gary Green, vice president, Global Strategic Alliances, VMware
"VMware and VCE are providing our customers and partners with the next generation of cloud infrastructure. Vblock Systems have been designed specifically for VMware cloud infrastructure and this latest integration with VMware vCloud Suite 5.1 will further enable the delivery of end-to-end cloud solutions."

Todd Pavone, executive vice president, VCE
"VCE designs Vblock systems to provide the fastest and most complete integration of VMware virtualization technologies. VCE's support of VMware vCloud Suite 5.1 will provide our customers, including service providers, with a better way to deploy cloud infrastructure and further reduce IT complexity."

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About VCE

VCE, formed by Cisco and EMC with investments from VMware and Intel, accelerates the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models that dramatically reduce the cost of IT while improving time to market for our customers. VCE, through the Vblock System, delivers the industry's first completely integrated IT offering with end-to-end vendor accountability. VCE's prepackaged solutions are available through an extensive partner network, and cover horizontal applications, vertical industry offerings, and application development environments, allowing customers to focus on business innovation instead of integrating, validating and managing IT infrastructure. For more information, go to www.vce.com.

VCE and Vblock are registered trademarks or trademarks of VCE Company LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.

EMC is a registered trademark of EMC Corporation in the United States and other countries.

VMware and VMware vCloud, VMware vSphere, VMware vCenter, Site Recovery Manager and VMware vFabric are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

Cisco is a registered trademark or trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the United States and certain other countries.

All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

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