Deloitte Becomes Partner for VMware vCloud Air in Australia
7 November 2014: Deloitte recently announced that it has broadened its relationship with VMware by becoming a supplier of VMware vCloud® Air™ in Australia. As a result, Deloitte will be able to offer its clients business driven technology solutions hosted on next generation hybrid cloud services, including SAP solutions ‘as-a-service’.
Kevin Russo, Technology Consulting Partner at Deloitte said “VMware vCloud Air allows Deloitte to provide a locally hosted hybrid cloud platform for clients using their existing infrastructure, and enables Deloitte to provide our clients with Deloitte developed solutions ‘as-a-service’.
“For Deloitte, our VMware relationship allows us to assist our clients through cloud enabled business transformation, including the provision of SAP solutions as a service. Our new vCloud Air enabled offerings will deliver true cloud solutions that are directly aligned to business outcomes.”
“This solution partner arrangement is a continuation of the trend Deloitte has seen of professional services being offered on next generation platforms and consumed as a utility. This will provide clients with the ultimate in flexibility and agility for true technology enabled business transformation,” said Mr Russo.
“We are extremely pleased to be strengthening our relationship with Deloitte over the coming months through the provision of vCloud Air. Businesses are beginning to understand the vital importance of having an effective hybrid cloud strategy in place and the critical nature this plays towards business success. We see vCloud Air as the perfect addition to Deloitte’s current cloud ecosystem and an offering which will provide the freedom and flexibility required by one of the global leaders in SAP implementation services,” said Duncan Bennet, Vice President and Managing Director, VMware ANZ.
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