Sopra Steria, a European leader in consulting, digital services, and software development today announced the launch of its new Managed Hybrid Cloud Platform Services, that has successfully achieved the VMware Cloud Verified badge and a Cloud-Native VMware Master Services Competency. This comprehensive, future-proofed and proven platform services demonstrate that Sopra Steria is committed to helping organizations accelerate their digital transformations by leveraging advanced VMware technologies and competencies.
According to Gartner, by 2025, more than 85% of global organizations will be running containerized applications in production. Though the enterprise-grade Kubernetes platform is gaining momentum, this type of platform remains disruptive and complex to design, implement and manage over time. Moreover, large enterprises and organizations must keep running a large part of cloud-ready applications among their application portfolios. In a context of business pressure, where workloads must be continuously upgraded, Sopra Steria helps enterprises to accelerate the pace of modernization and innovation by simplifying the management of VM and Kubernetes platforms all along its lifecycle.
Sopra Steria Cloud Center of Excellence has indeed developed a new Managed Hybrid Cloud Platform, relying on VMware Tanzu, enabling a consistent environment for both cloud-ready and cloud-native workloads. It includes a Kubernetes-based platform that provides an automated, API-driven, and scalable environment for deploying applications at an enterprise scale. It powers the delivery of modern apps across on-premises, public and sovereign Clouds, through a dev-centric experience. It improves the velocity of software release up to 50% while enhancing the quality of new software development and helping to capitalize on prior application investments.
“Sopra Steria is committed to help its customers modernize their existing IT landscape and fast-track their innovation. Our new platform and associated services provide faster time to market, unleashes developer’s productivity, and offers multi-cloud with sovereign Cloud approach. Backed by VMware Cloud Verified and Cloud-Native Competency badges, Sopra Steria Managed Hybrid Cloud Platform Services provides a proven and secure environment for our customers and their partners,” said Mohammed Sijelmassi, Chief Technology Officer of Sopra Steria.
VMware Cloud Verified design shows Sopra Steria’s deep understanding of Kubernetes core concepts and proficiency in networking, security, and application lifecycle management to enable the continuous delivery of applications on Kubernetes-based platforms. The Cloud-native VMware Master Services Competency (MSC) demonstrates Sopra Steria’s customer-centric solutions and technical proficiency, with proven success and expertise to run and manage VMware Modern Application solutions.
“VMware is pleased to recognize Sopra Steria for achieving both this VMware Cloud Verified design and this Cloud Native Master Services Competency,” said Geoff Thompson, Vice President, Cloud Provider Sales, VMware. “This double achievement shows that Sopra Steria has future-proofed and validated expertise in advanced VMware technologies. We value Sopra Steria as a leading VMware partner that has the capability to deliver enhanced choice and innovation at scale.”