VMware Launches Go Pro Cloud Service for Small BusinessBy Channel Insider Staff | Posted 2011-01-27 Email Print
VMware's SMB platform, which will be offered through channel partners, includes a patch management solution for securing virtual and physical infrastructure.
Virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions specialist VMware announced the general availability of Go Pro, a cloud service designed to enable small to medium-size businesses (SMBs) to consolidate, control, and secure their physical and virtual IT infrastructure. Go Pro is available by subscription for $29.95 per admin/month, and the company said later this they expect to offer the service through their global network of channel partners.
Go Pro provides a single pane of glass for SMBs to manage both virtual and physical infrastructures and was developed in an extended partnership with Shavlik Technologies to leverage Shavlik's expertise in IT and patch management for SaaS and on-premise solutions. Features include an onramp to VMware vSphere, a Web browser interface and an intuitive wizard to guide users through the installation and setup of VMware vSphere Hypervisor.
"We are excited to extend our existing partnership with VMware, helping customers simplify their IT management," said Mark Shavlik, president and CEO of Shavlik Technologies. "VMware Go Pro leverages our SaaS solutions to enable customers to break down barriers they may face when adopting complex technologies."