Google and VMware partner: Top 10 cloud stories of 2010

Designed to assist Java developers in building applications on Google App Engine, Google and VMware's partnership was one of the 10 biggest cloud stories of 2010.

 

6. Google and VMware: Unlikely bedfellows?

Google and VMware partner in the cloud

Perhaps due to increased competition from tech giant Microsoft, Google and VMware entered into a cloud computing partnership in April of this year.

The goal of the new duo is to allow Java developers to build and run Spring-based Java applications on Google App Engine. The apps can then be aunched on Google App Engine for Business or any VMware vCloud service, including VMware and Salesforce.com's VMforce. Will it help the companies stave off Microsoft's Azure platform? We'll find out in 2011.

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This was first published in December 2010

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