VMware has announced the launch of its new VMware Zero Carbon Committed cloud partner initiative to drive customer decarbonization.
The company says the goal is to catalyze the transition to carbon-free clouds and help its customers meet their sustainability and decarbonization goals by connecting them with cloud providers who have aligned their goals.
VMware Cloud verified vendors participating in the program must operate infrastructure, energy and carbon efficient data centers based on VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) technologies. The partners must also commit to supplying these data centers with renewable energy sources.
The European-based partners Atea and OVHcloud have already committed to this initiative and are joining Equinix, IBM, Microsoft and OVHcloud US.
“It is vital that we make significant progress on climate action as soon as possible. So it’s encouraging to see more and more companies, including VMware customers and partners, and …