QCT and VMware Announce Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation Solution in Greater China
24 Aug. 2017

QCT and VMware Announce Availability of VMware Cloud Foundation Solution in Greater China

Best-in-class VMware Private Cloud on Pre-validated/Pre-qualified QCT Hardware

Beijing/China, August 24, 2017 – Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a global data center solution provider, today announced the availability of its VMware joint collaboration, the QxStack powered by VMware Cloud Foundation solution in the Greater China market. QCT has had a long-lasting partnership with VMware, and the result is a pre-qualified QCT solution that interoperates seamlessly with VMware’s Cloud Foundation software. This SDDC-based integrated system is ideal for enterprises and service providers focused on greater simplicity, faster time-to-value, enhanced security and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). The QxStack powered by VMware Cloud Foundation also supports qualified hardware top-of-rack (TOR) switches from select switch vendors.


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For many companies, a legacy infrastructure slows down the development of a software-defined data center as it is expensive and inflexible. That is why QCT has worked with VMware to simplify the way mutual customers can design, procure, deploy and manage both the software and hardware infrastructure of an SDDC. This solution accelerates the journey to the SDDC by combining the complete VMware software stack on a proven QCT hardware platform.


The result of the collaboration between QCT and VMware is a pre-validated integrated solution which allows IT departments to focus more on applications and service development, so their companies can develop their business on a reliable IT environment. The QxStack powered by VMware Cloud Foundation solution is orderable through Digital China and ECS.


Mike Yang, president of QCT said, “Our collaborative relationship with VMware has produced a wealth of hyper-converged infrastructure solutions that bring the power of the software-defined data center to mutual China customers/enterprises of many sizes, not just the hyperscale players. Customers reap the rewards of this collaboration, with new solutions optimized for different applications, workloads, and business objectives.”


“VMware is pleased to be working with QCT to bring QxStack powered by VMware Cloud Foundation to the Chinese market,” said Bernard Kwok, vice president, Greater China Region, VMware. “Organizations can now effectively leverage VMware Cloud Foundation to deliver the full power of the SDDC in a hybrid cloud environment.”


SDDC extends the concept of virtualization, including abstraction, pooling, and automation. In the QxStack powered by VMware Cloud Foundation solution, VMware’s next generation cloud infrastructure platform that brings together the core components of VMware Cloud Foundation that are already well known (vSphere, vSAN and NSX) into a natively integrated stack with build in lifecycle management automation (SDDC Manager) to deliver the simplest and most rapid path to an enterprise-ready private cloud.


QxStack powered by VMware Cloud Foundation delivers:


  • A turnkey SDDC solution on pre-qualified, pre-validated QCT hardware powered by VMware Cloud Foundation.
  • Simple SDDC deployment, configuration and consistent operations management resulting in greater simplicity and faster time-to-value.
  • Lifecycle management automation – patches and upgrades – of the software stack to ensure efficient Day 2 operations.
  • Flexible scaling and configuration to best align with current and future capacity requirements.
  • Significant OpEx and CapEx benefits delivered with SDDC software capabilities and QCT’s cost effective hardware.


About Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT)

Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT) is a global datacenter solution provider. We combine the efficiency of hyperscale hardware with infrastructure software from a diversity of industry leaders to solve next-generation datacenter design and operation challenges. QCT serves cloud service providers, telecoms and enterprises running public, hybrid and private clouds.

Product lines include hyperconverged and software-defined data center solutions as well as servers, storage, switches and integrated racks with a diverse ecosystem of hardware component and software partners. QCT designs, manufactures, integrates and services cutting-edge offerings via its own global network. The parent of QCT is Quanta Computer, Inc., a Fortune Global 500 corporation. http://www.QCT.io.

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