Harbour IT’s Infrastructure as a Service public cloud service has achieved VMware vCloud® Powered status, illustrating to customers that the company’s cloud services are underpinned by VMware’s leading virtualization and cloud computing technology, namely VMware vSphere® and VMware vCloud Director. A member of the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP), Harbour IT provides its VMware vCloud Powered service as a set of cloud computing services across a common platform, supporting the largest set of existing applications and offering distinctive application mobility uniquely available from VMware.
“The designation of Harbour IT Cloud offering as VMware vCloud Powered signals the expanding, collaborative relationship we have with VMware as we further extend our Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings nationally,” said Adam Simpson, National Cloud Services Manager at Harbour IT. “We anticipate working more closely with VMware to build on the years of experience we have in jointly developing and providing proven enterprise-class cloud infrastructure and platform capabilities to customers.”
“The VMware vCloud® Powered program was developed to enable our service provider partners to differentiate themselves and help them bring their enterprise-class cloud services to market in this competitive landscape,” said John Donovan, Partner Director, VMware ANZ. “We look forward to supporting Harbour IT further as it delivers on the agility and performance customers are looking for in the cloud computing landscape.”
Customers of Harbour IT have the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtualized or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This application portability is a key differentiator allowing customers to achieve the flexibility and security they need while enabling increased IT agility.
Harbour IT sought VMware vCloud® Powered validation in order to provide customers with the ability to move workloads from their VMware vSphere-based virtulaised or private cloud environment to the VMware vCloud Powered service and back again. This application portability is the key differentiator. As a validated provider, Harbour IT can now provide users with enhanced responsiveness and agility, and reduced IT costs through increased consolidation, task automation and simplified management.