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Virtustream Expands Cloud Platform to Deliver Enterprise Cloud Services in Japan

Tokyo, Japan

TOKYO(BUSINESS WIRE) – Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud company and a Dell Technologies business, today announced the expansion of its enterprise cloud platform in Japan to meet accelerating IT demands in the region. As a member of the G8 and home to some of the largest corporations in the world, business markets within Japan now have access to a true enterprise cloud offering that will modernize and transform their operations while providing the benefit of true cloud economics and world class service level agreements.

According to the Gartner Research report entitled, 2016 CIO Agenda: An Asia/Pacific and Japan Perspective, “The Asia/Pacific and Japan (APJ) region is embarking on rapid digitalization. In the private sector, digital revenue is expected to increase with a nearly 20% CAGR over the next five years.” To serve this market, Virtustream and Dell EMC (Japan), also a Dell Technologies business, have formed key partnerships with leading telecommunications providers in Japan.

“As corporations within Japan look to dynamically scale their businesses in order to outpace global competitors, they will need to have partners that match their ambitions at every turn. Virtustream has created an offering that can meet and exceed this demand,” said Simon Walsh, chief operating officer, Virtustream. “Our partnerships with Dell EMC (Japan) and Japan’s leading telecommunications providers create a powerhouse of innovation and market leadership that will serve to materially advance the inclusion of cloud into the strategic business plans of enterprises in Japan.” 

Founded in 2009, Virtustream is trusted by enterprises worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s Enterprise cloud platform and application managed services provides the perfect technical solution for customers seeking to run their core business applications in the cloud. Virtustream’s unique IP ensures customers’ security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements are realised with IaaS availability and application performance all guaranteed against transparent SLA's. Virtustream operates their global enterprise cloud from regionally distributed cloud-centres to ensure compliance and data sovereignty, underpinned by global centres of excellence covering North America, APJ and EMEA. 

As a part of Virtustream’s go-to-market strategy in Japan:

  • Virtustream will provide the technology and cloud platform, built on the leading Converged Infrastructure platform in the marketplace, Dell EMC VxBlock, for managing mission critical applications including its patented Micro-VM (µVM) technology, which allows enterprises to take advantage of true consumption billing
  • Dell EMC (Japan) offers storage system technologies and corporate sales capabilities
  • Virtustream and Dell EMC (Japan)’s telecommunications partners will provide datacenters, network capabilities, cloud platform services and corporate sales assistance

“Virtustream and Dell EMC’s cloud solution will create a sea change in the way Japanese corporations approach enterprise cloud,” said Toshihiko Otsuka, senior vice president, Dell EMC Enterprise, Japan. “The platform will introduce the cost benefits of consumption billing, as well as offer increased security, compliance, application performance and disaster recovery.” 

To learn more about how Virtustream transforms enterprise IT estates, click on the following links: 

About Virtustream
Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud company that is trusted by organizations worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s xStream® Management Platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid. 

About Dell EMC
Dell EMC, a part of Dell Technologies, enables organizations to modernize, automate and transform their data center using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell EMC services its customers – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry's broadest, most innovative infrastructure portfolio from edge to core to cloud.

*Virtustream and xStream are trademarks or registered trademarks of Virtustream, Inc. in the United States or in other countries. All other trademarks used are the property of the respective owners.

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Jennifer Brenner
Virtustream
(713) 409-5627
Jennifer.Brenner@virtustream.com

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