What problems does a Global Cloud solve?
Regulations to keep sensitive data inside geographic boundaries (data locality).
Need to reduce risk through cloud diversity.
Access to cost-effective disaster recovery locations without adding operational complexity.
The performance and cost challenges of delivering applications and data to customers worldwide.
Consistent cloud computing for VMware virtualized applications across clouds from different providers.
No need to rewrite applications as they are deployed to additional cloud providers (compatibility).
End-to-end service level agreements across cooperating cloud providers (provided by the service providers).
Allow customers to simplify cloud procurement by working with one service provider who can augment cloud capability through other providers.
Intercloud SLAs (provided by service providers).