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VMworld 2021- What’s New with VMware Cloud Universal?

The year 2020 was chaotic, but with chaos comes opportunity. The era of multi-cloud has arrived more rapidly than some anticipated, which presents a tremendous opportunity for organizations to embrace change that can transform how they deliver IT and revolutionize their business.

With rapidly evolving customer and industry pressures, IT leaders need to accelerate innovation and pivot their strategy as needed to accommodate market demands. VMware is laser-focused on helping our customers navigate these challenges in the multi-cloud world, which is why we announced the launch of VMware Cloud Universal in March of 2021– a flexible subscription for multi-cloud that simplifies the purchase and consumption of VMware infrastructure and management services.

Our latest release ahead of VMworld 2021 expands on the capabilities of VMware Cloud Universal by delivering enhanced features and choices to help our customers successfully execute on their multi-cloud strategy. In this blog, we will highlight what’s new in our latest release and key learning opportunities at VMworld 2021.

What’s New?

Accelerate the Delivery of Modern Apps with VMware Tanzu

Embracing containers and Kubernetes allows organizations to bring exciting new capabilities to existing workloads and build modern applications. As adoption growth continues, organizations need a way to manage complexity and enable consistent deployment and operations across clouds.

Recognizing this need, we are excited to announce that customers can now consume VMware Tanzu Standard Edition within VMware Cloud Universal to accelerate their service delivery and time to modernization with integrated Kubernetes capabilities. With Tanzu Standard, organizations can streamline management, deployment, operations, and management of multiple Kubernetes clusters across their clouds.

Learn More About VMware Tanzu Standard here

VMware Cloud Universal for Partners

VMware’s partners play a crucial role in the success of our customers, aligning the capabilities of our technologies to their desired outcomes. With this release, we are excited to also announce the ability for our partners to lead customers on the path to multi-cloud with VMware Cloud Universal.

Learn More about VMware Partners here

Learn more at VMworld 2021

Join us at VMworld 2021 for an opportunity to hear from luminaries, customers, and VMware executives about how VMware Cloud Universal helps our customers’ app modernization and multi-cloud journeys. Hear from our experts about our vision as we enter this next chapter of multi-cloud SaaS consumption, and listen to our customers as they share their experiences about how VMware Cloud Universal has helped them flexibly build, run, manage, connect, better secure, and consume applications across a range of environments.

Learn more about how to drive innovation with VMware Cloud Universal and accelerate your modernization journey by checking out these exciting sessions:

  • Build a Foundation for Multi-Cloud Success (MCL1393)
  • Realizing Your Business Outcomes with VMware Cloud Universal (MCL2408)

Head over to the content catalog to check it all out — there’s so much more to see.

Next Steps

Learn more: VMware Cloud Universal

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