Why Become a VMware Cloud Provider?

Why Become a VMware Cloud Provider?

Discover the Benefits

Benefit from a pay-as-you-grow pricing model and shared-resource cloud economics with increased operational efficiencies. Discover joint go-to-market initiatives for a greater competitive advantage.

What Makes a Great Cloud Platform

The VMware Cloud Provider Platform helps partners build industrialized hybrid clouds and deliver best-in-class cloud services.

Explore VMware Cloud Verified

Boost your business with VMware Cloud Verified. Help enterprises move to cloud with flexibility and control in services running on modern VMware infrastructure.

Cloud Provider Benefits

Built-in Customer Base

Kickstart your cloud services business with VMware's reach.


VMware Cloud Providers in the Partner Connect enables partners to consume VMware products on a pay-as-you-grow, monthly subscription model, and providers are charged for what they use.


Be it on-prem or off, provide one seamless IT experience throughout. Improve security and compliance, enhance business continuity with automation, and implement dynamic scaling to meet demand spikes.

Differentiated Offerings

Support the unique needs of specialized vertical markets and compliance certifications for your customers. Deliver tailored services towards your tenant's end-customer delight.

Operational Efficiencies

Easy maintenance, minimal downtime, application provisioning, availability, and convenient recovery. Consistency in operations and visibility across private and public clouds.

Customer Satisfaction

It is all about your customers. A highly responsive, software-defined data center that provides easy, seamless access to applications and protects your customers' data.

Joint Go-To-Market Initiatives

Gain valuable go-to-market support and development funds for enhanced visibility to stay competitive in the market as you grow as a VMware Cloud Provider in Partner Connect.

Cloud Provider Services

Network Security

Prevent breaches and offer advanced network security services for customers.

Multi-Tenant Public Cloud

Offer seamless public cloud experiences to your customers with flexible, open, multi-tenant technologies.

Developer-Ready Cloud

Let your customers build, run and manage applications on your developer-ready infrastructure.

Disaster Recovery as a Service

Offer simple, secure and cost-effective secondary-sites and disaster recovery services across clouds.

VMware Cloud Provider Architecture

Cloud Provider Architecture documentation provides validated designs and guidance on the most popular and profitable cloud services for VMware Cloud Providers.

VMware Cloud Architecture Toolkit

VMware Validated Designs for Cloud Providers

VMware Cloud Provider Reference Architectures

Cloud Provider Resources


VMware Cloud Provider Platform Infographic

VMware Network Security Services Infographic

Developer-Ready Cloud Infographic

Build a Top-Tier Hosted Private Cloud


Profitable evolution for Cloud Providers. Easy as 1–2–3

Feature Fridays Video Playlist

VMware Cloud Provider Platform


Delivering Enterprise Cloud Services with the VMware Cloud Provider Platform

Expand Your Business by Appealing to Developers with VMware Cloud Native Services

Case Studies

Arvato Systems - A Simplified Approach To Complex Multi-Cloud Deployments With VMware Cloud Director And Terraform

iland Achieves 75% Reduction in CapEx with NSX Advanced and NSX Distributed Firewall

IDC Spotlight - Singtel Delivers Robust Hybrid Cloud Services Through Partnership with VMware and Adoption of the VMware Cloud Provider Platform

NTT-NetMagic IDC ExpertROI Spotlight

VMware Cloud Director and Telefónica Tech Cloud: Delivering an On-Premises, Automated Experience in the Cloud

IDC Spotlight: NxtGen Leverages VMware Cloud Provider Platform to Grow Its Business with Its "Infinite Datacenters

Hands-On Labs

HOL-2183-02-HBD - VMware Cloud Provider Program - Tools and Offerings

Useful Links

VMware Cloud Provider Specialist Certification

Cloud Providers on YouTube

Cloud Provider Blog

Take Your Cloud to the Next Level

Maximize your business as a VMware Cloud partner with the Cloud Provider Platform. Improve your time to market, decrease costs of operations, and deliver differentiated services.

Cloud Provider

Focus on high-value cloud services and solutions, and less on the complexities of managing infrastructure and custom tooling.

Managed Service Provider

Save costs by leveraging VMware as-a-service offerings without the need to run your own data center, and benefit from faster time-to-market.