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Google Cloud Acquires CloudSimple, a Provider of Tools To Migrate VMWare Environments to the Cloud

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What's Inside

Google Cloud announced via a blog post the acquisition of CloudSimple, a leading provider of secure, high performance, dedicated environments to run VMware workloads in the cloud. 

  • VMware is a software company majority owned by Dell which provides cloud computing and virtualization software and services. 
  • Many enterprises use VMware to run workloads such as ERP and CRM, as well as databases, and need a simple way to migrate those workloads to the cloud. 
  • The acquisition lets Google to accelerate its offering of a fully integrated VMware migration solution. 

The apps can then work the same as on-premise, but with all the benefits of the cloud, including performance, elasticity and integration with key cloud services and technologies. 

Key Points

On November 18, 2019, Google Cloud announced via a blog post the acquisition of CloudSimple. This acquisition follows a partnership with CloudSimple, announced in July 2019. Terms were not disclosed.

  • CloudSimple is a leading provider of secure, high performance, dedicated environments to run VMware workloads in the cloud.
  • Many enterprises use VMware to run workloads such as enterprise resource planning (ERP) and customer relationship management (CRM), as well as databases, and need a simple way to migrate those workloads to the cloud.
  • Google’s existing partnership with (and now acquisition of) CloudSimple enables customers to migrate VMware workloads from on-premise data centers directly into the Google Cloud VMware Solution.

On November 18, 2019, Google Cloud announced via a blog post the acquisition of CloudSimple, a leading provider of secure, high performance, dedicated environments to run VMware workloads in the cloud. (VMware is a software company which provides cloud computing and virtualization software and services, majority owned by Dell.) The acquisition follows a partnership with CloudSimple announced in July 2019 and enables Google to accelerate its offering of a fully integrated VMware migration solution with improved support for its customers.

Many enterprises use VMware to run workloads such as ERP and CRM, as well as databases, and need a simple way to migrate those workloads to the cloud.

Google’s partnership with CloudSimple enables customers to migrate VMware workloads from on-premise datacenters directly into the Google Cloud VMware Solution. The apps can then work the same as on-premise, but with all the benefits of the cloud, including performance, elasticity and integration with key cloud services and technologies.

Google said the CloudSimple team would be joining the Google Cloud team.

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