VMware as a service

Run your VMware workloads natively on Google Cloud

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The Google Cloud VMware Solution enables customers running on-premises VMware workloads to seamlessly migrate to Google Cloud without having to re-architect or refactor their applications. Leverage the value of your existing VMware investments while maintaining operational continuity and avoiding data center management, hardware refreshes, and procurement cycles.

Simplify your journey to the cloud

Seamlessly migrate your existing VMware workloads

Run your workloads on a native VMware SDDC stack, including vSphere, vCenter, VSAN, and NSX, while taking advantage of Google Cloud’s agility and simplicity to meet your business needs.

Run in a private, dedicated cloud

The Google Cloud VMware Solution runs on an isolated and dedicated all-flash, hyperconverged bare metal stack that can host your most demanding applications. In this shared-nothing environment, you have full access to all the computing power and high-speed, low-latency access to Google Cloud public services.

Manage across your hybrid cloud environments

Google Cloud meets you where you are in your cloud journey by offering compelling hybrid cloud solutions for both modern containerized workloads and classic enterprise workloads.

Unlock intelligent insights with native services

Quickly make informed decisions from existing data by leveraging native Google Cloud services. Generate insights from data with a complete suite of analytics and machine learning tools, and make insights understandable and accessible to every decision maker.

Key benefits

Seamless migration

Lift and shift or extend your VMware environment while continuing to leverage the same native VMware SDDC stack, enabling you to realize cloud value, maintain operational continuity, and continue benefiting from your existing investments, tools, and training.

Easy scaling

Benefit from a fully elastic service by running your VMware workloads in Google Cloud data centers. You can choose between on-demand and committed consumption models to meet your business needs without having to manage hardware infrastructure or deal with lengthy procurement cycles.

Rapid innovation

Bring your data to a secure, highly performant private environment in Google Cloud and enjoy access to native services like data analytics and AI/ML. Build next-generation hybrid applications and unify workloads across environments.

Self-service experience

Spinning up VMware-based VMs on demand allows you to quickly deploy applications, create new cloud groups, manage memory and storage capacities, and grow or shrink environments as needed.

Built to meet your business needs

Use case
Data center expansion and hybrid cloud

Retire your existing data center or extend it to the cloud. Meet tight data center exit timelines, avoid the operational burden of procuring and managing infrastructure, and move workloads to the cloud on your terms in just minutes.

Use case
Burst capacity

Meet changing business needs and requirements by adding capacity in just minutes, enabling your organization to dynamically scale without having to plan, procure, and provision new hardware.

Use case
Backup and disaster recovery

Build or shift disaster recovery to the cloud, benefit from on-demand resources, lower your total cost of ownership by simplifying operations, and free up resources for value-add activities.

Use case
Virtual desktops / VDI

Transform existing VDI to provide a modern desktop and application architecture that delivers desktops in seconds, reduces storage, and lowers operational costs with truly stateless desktops and ensures painless application packaging and installation.

Use case
Application modernization

Build, connect, and seamlessly manage legacy and cloud-native workloads across hybrid cloud environments. Access cloud-native services with high-speed, low-latency direct connectivity to deliver new business insights from existing data.