Google Cloud VMware Engine Is Now Available

The service is currently available in the us-east4 & us-west2.

Google announced the general availability of Google Cloud VMware Engine, which enables you to seamlessly migrate your existing VMware-based applications to Google Cloud without refactoring or rewriting them.
The service is currently available in the us-east4 (Ashburn, Northern Virginia) & us-west2 (Los Angeles, California) regions. The company is planning to expand the service into other Google Cloud regions around the world in the second half of the year.
Well, Google Cloud VMware Engine offers you everything required to run your VMware environment natively in Google Cloud. VMware Engine delivers a fully managed VMware Cloud Foundation hybrid cloud platform. This includes VMware technologies vSphere, vCenter, vSAN, NSX-T, and HCX. And, all this in a dedicated environment on Google Cloud’s high performance and reliable infrastructure, to support your enterprise production workloads.
Source: Google
According to Google, the service enables you to extend or bring your on-premises workloads to Google Cloud in minutes, and without changes, by connecting to a dedicated VMware environment.
The environment includes dedicated 100Gbps networking, providing 99.99% availability; Hyperconverged storage through the VMware vSAN stack on high-end, all-flash NVMe devices; Recent generation CPUs; and 768 GB of RAM, and 19.2TB of raw data capacity per node.
Source: Google
Google said that VMware environments in Google Cloud VMware Engine are configured directly on VPC subnets enabling you to use standard mechanisms like Cloud Interconnect and Cloud VPN to connect to the service. And you also get direct, private, layer 3 networking access to workloads and services running on Google Cloud.

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