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Virtustream Forges New Connections for Customers in Hybrid Environments with VMware NSX and vRealize Suite Integrations

Integrations to Extend the Interoperability and Value of the EMC Cloud Portfolio

Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AUGUST 29, 2016 –Virtustream, the enterprise-class cloud services and software provider and an EMC Federation Company, today announced plans to integrate the VMware NSX network virtualization platform into the Virtustream® Enterprise Cloud. Virtustream, a member of the vCloud Air Network, will also work with VMware to establish Virtustream’s Enterprise Cloud as an endpoint for VMware vRealize Suite, for customers within a software-defined data center architecture, or as part of EMC® Enterprise Hybrid Cloud.

These initiatives will further integrate solutions from across EMC, Virtustream and VMware to help customers better leverage hybrid cloud as part of their digital transformation initiatives by adding connections from on-premises infrastructure to Virtustream’s Enterprise Cloud, an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution designed for mission-critical applications.

“By increasing our customers’ ability to connect between end-users, applications and systems—both in the cloud and on premises—we better equip them for their total digital transformation,” said Kevin Reid, president and chief technology officer, Virtustream. “These new integrations will help our customers make the most of their existing investments in VMware solutions, and provide the market with the most powerful EMC solution set to date. As competitive cycles in business continue to shrink, it is important to arm our customers with a better, broader and more efficient toolset with which to win.”

Later this year, customers will be able to extend their VMware NSX environments seamlessly into Virtustream’s Enterprise Cloud. VMware NSX provides a complete set of logical networking elements and services including logical switching, routing, firewalling, load balancing, VPN, QoS, and monitoring. Virtual networks are programmatically provisioned and managed independent of the underlying hardware.

Additionally, customers leveraging VMware vRealize Suite to manage hybrid clouds will be able to deploy into Virtustream’s Enterprise Cloud as a public cloud endpoint, providing easy access to Virtustream’s robust, high-performance enterprise-class IaaS for their mission-critical applications, while maintaining a single control panel for infrastructure management. 

“Our common goal is to make hybrid, multi-cloud IT environments a true reality for our customers,” said Ajay Patel, senior vice president and general manager, Cloud Provider Software, VMware. “These new integrations will create an easy on-ramp for enterprises to better manage and deploy their business-critical applications and systems across their entire IT infrastructure.”

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About Virtustream 

Virtustream, an EMC Federation company, is the enterprise-class cloud service and software provider trusted by enterprises 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.  

EMC is a trademark or registered trademark of EMC Corporation in the United States or in other countries. 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.

This release contains “forward-looking statements” as defined under the Federal Securities Laws. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors, including but not limited to: (i) risks associated with the proposed acquisition of EMC by Denali Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Dell, Inc., including, among others, assumptions related to the ability to close the acquisition, the expected closing date and its anticipated costs and benefits; (ii) adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; (iii) delays or reductions in information technology spending; (iv) the relative and varying rates of product price and component cost declines and the volume and mixture of product and services revenues; (v) competitive factors, including but not limited to pricing pressures and new product introductions; (vi) component and product quality and availability; (vii) fluctuations in VMware, Inc.’s operating results and risks associated with trading of VMware stock; (viii) the transition to new products, the uncertainty of customer acceptance of new product offerings and rapid technological and market change; (ix) risks associated with managing the growth of our business, including risks associated with acquisitions and investments and the challenges and costs of integration, restructuring and achieving anticipated synergies; (x) the ability to attract and retain highly qualified employees; (xi) insufficient, excess or obsolete inventory; (xii) fluctuating currency exchange rates; (xiii) threats and other disruptions to our secure data centers or networks; (xiv) our ability to protect our proprietary technology; (xv) war or acts of terrorism; and (xvi) other one-time events and other important factors disclosed previously and from time to time in EMC’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. EMC disclaims any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements after the date of this release.  

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

Matt Coolidge
Bateman Group
(347) 410-7974
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