VMware-Based Cloud Technology Now Available on Alibaba Cloud

VMware-Based Cloud Technology Now Available on Alibaba Cloud

With Alibaba Cloud VMware Solution, customers can modernize existing applications and build
new apps by tapping into the Alibaba Cloud ecosystem

Beijing, China – April 29, 2020 – Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba
Group, and VMware, Inc., today announce the immediate availability of Alibaba Cloud VMware
Solution in mainland China and Hong Kong region. With this new service, customers can use
familiar VMware Cloud technologies to easily extend VMware-based on premises enterprise
workloads to Alibaba Cloud, without rearchitecting their environment, and manage their workflow
in the familiar VMware environment without disruption on network and security. The VMware
model for hybrid cloud enables organizations to manage and run consistent infrastructure and
operations across data centers and public clouds, delivering applications with the speed and
agility to support business innovation and growth.

The partnership with VMware is another testament of Alibaba Cloud’s continuing effort to build a
world-class cloud computing platform that helps global partners innovate, and expand into new
markets. Together with VMware, Alibaba Cloud will empower businesses with proven solutions to
meet their next generation of hybrid cloud computing needs with VMware Cloud technologies
such as VMware vSphere and VMware NSX. Alibaba Cloud VMware Solution supports the same
applications, networking, management, operations and tools across both on-premises and off-
premises environments. Customers can use the new service for a variety of use cases with direct
support from Alibaba Cloud including critical application to cloud migration, data center extension,
and disaster recovery.

“Our partnership with VMware demonstrates our unique value to collaborate and innovate with
world-class partners leveraging our advanced cloud platform, so that we can bring the most up-
to-date products and solutions to our customers globally,” said Lancelot Guo, VP of Alibaba
Group and GM of Ecosystem and Sales Operations, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence. “Alibaba Cloud
is confident that with VMware, we can create greater value for our customers.”

“With the availability of this new service, VMware and Alibaba are providing customers seamless
interoperability across private and public cloud environments using the same cloud infrastructure
foundation customers in China use today in their data centers,” said Bernard Kwok, President,
Greater China Region for VMware. “This new service will provide customers in China a powerful
platform for modernizing their workloads based on a familiar computing environment, and will
enable them to take advantage of many of their existing IT processes and workflows.”

Alibaba Cloud provides industry-leading flexible, cost-effective, and secure solutions. Services
are available on both a pay-as-you-go mode and subscription mode; which include Elastic
Compute Service, Storage, Relational Databases,Big Data Solution, and CDN.

About Alibaba Cloud

Established in 2009, Alibaba Cloud (www.alibabacloud.com), the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group,
is among the world’s top three IaaS providers, according to Gartner. It is also the largest provider of public
cloud services in China, according to IDC. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing
services to businesses worldwide, including merchants doing business on Alibaba Group marketplaces, start-
ups, corporations and public services. Alibaba Cloud is the official Cloud Services Partner of the International
Olympic Committee.

About VMware

VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s cloud, app
modernization, networking, security, and digital workspace offerings help customers deliver any application
on any cloud across any device. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a
force for good, from its breakthrough technology innovations to its global impact. For more information,
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