VMware and Savvis have announced that they will continue to expand their partnership to include Savvis' adoption of VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service.
During the keynote on the first day of VMworld 2013, being held in San Francisco, VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger revealed the general availability of VMware vCloud Hybrid Service and VMWare's agreement with Savvis to be its hosting partner in the US and Canada.
"Savvis is proud to expand our VMware partnership to integrate our offerings with VMware vCloud Hybrid Service," said Jeff Von Deylen, president of Savvis.
"Customers using VMware vCloud Hybrid Service will benefit from our broad portfolio of network, colocation, managed hosting, managed services and cloud services to enable custom IT solutions. Hybrid cloud customers are looking for the kind of secure, low-latency network connectivity solutions that Savvis and CenturyLink can provide."
"Building on VMware's longstanding relationship with Savvis, this alliance will enable new and existing business applications to run seamlessly both on- and off-premises," said Bill Fathers, senior vice president and general manager, Hybrid Cloud Services Business Unit, VMware.
"Customers can gain new data center locations for VMware vCloud Hybrid Service and complementary network, colocation, hosting and managed services from Savvis to accelerate their move to cloud."