VMworld 2016: VMware Cross-Cloud services

With the first keynote completed by Pat Gelsinger, VMware gave a tech preview of there new SAAS offering which provides visibility vSphere and non-vSphere private and public clouds.  The non-vSphere public clouds being the most interesting here since they will support IBM, Amazon, Google and Azure. This is huge since customers want choice and this provides the opportunity for hybrid cloud solutions.

This new service will provide a single pane of glass to manage all private and public clouds with additional ability to migrate workloads between VMware Cloud foundation and external cloud service providers.  It also provides the following functionality:

  • Connectivity
  • Segmentation
  • Encryption
  • Usage and costs