Tech giant Google has acquired Santa Clara-based CloudSimple, one of the firms which offer a secure, high performance, dedicated environments to run jobs on the cloud. The financing of the deal has not been revealed by both the involved parties. The deal will help Google help its users migrate to the cloud workspace easier.
Founded in 2016 by Guru Pangal, the platform lets businesses run VMware vSphere workloads collaborate with Google Cloud with minimal re-tooling. Interestingly, CloudSimple also supports Microsoft’s Azure platform as well and it will be interesting to see if Google will continue giving the support to the rival platform after this acquisition.
Guru Pangal, the CEO and founder of CloudSimple talking about the acquisition through a blog said, “I’m incredibly proud of the sharp, experienced and dedicated team at CloudSimple for building this service. We are incredibly excited to be part of Google Cloud and look forward to accelerating our ability to help customers easily move their enterprise workloads to the cloud.”
Rich Sanzi, Vice President of Engineering at Google through a statement said that "This acquisition builds on our existing partnership with CloudSimple that we announced earlier this year, allowing us to accelerate a fully integrated VMware migration solution with improved support for our customers.”
Ajay Patel, senior vice president of the Cloud Provider Software Unit at VMware stated that We look forward to continuing our partnership with Google Cloud as they welcome CloudSimple, a VMware Cloud Verified partner. Our partnership with Google Cloud enables our mutual customers to run VMware workloads on VMware Cloud Foundation in Google Cloud Platform.
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