Solution Partners

From the core to the RAN and edge, VMware solution partners span a multi-cloud network to help communications service providers create agile environments with the power to help them differentiate and thrive in the digital era.

RAN Solution Partners

Empowers the RAN ecosystem with open solutions that level the playing field.

RAN Intelligent Controller App Partners

VMware RIC open APIs enable a growing ecosystem to access and program the RAN network.

Edge Solution Partners

Enable innovation for the most quickly distributed part of the network – the edge.

4G/5G Core Network Functions Partners

The Ready for Telco Cloud ecosystem of validated VNFs and CNFs accelerates network transformation.

VMware Ready Program

Ready for Telco Cloud Program

The Ready for Telco Cloud program validates VNFs and CNFs on VMware Telco Cloud Platform to simplify interoperability and testing while accelerating deployments.

Momentum in the Ecosystem

With hundreds of partners, the VMware telco partner ecosystem has continuous announcements and updates. Visit our blog to read the latest.

A Partner Ecosystem Built for Telco Cloud Success


VNFs/CNFs tested and certified on VMware Telco Cloud Platform.

System Integrators

Accelerate Digital Transformation with SISO Expertise & Validated Solutions.


Fast-track and simplify cloud migration and multi-cloud deployments.


Achieve Operational Agility with Interoperable Solutions.

Meet our Strategic Partners

Meet our Strategic Partners

Accenture and VMware

Accenture and VMware joined forces to develop strategic, innovative cloud solutions.

Dell and VMware

Dell and VMware enable CSPs to modernize networks with integrated solutions which automate network expansion and enable multiple application service across core, RAN and edge.

HPE and VMware

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and VMware are partnering to help tackle that potential complexity, aiming to ease our mutual CSP customers’ burden when it comes to designing and deploying Telco Infrastructure.

Intel and VMware

The VMware + Intel partnership enables telcos and CSPs to evolve their RAN networks and deploy a pre-integrated and flexible vRAN.

Mavenir and VMware

Together, VMware and Mavenir are changing the way communications service providers build, manage and leverage the RAN networks.

Nokia and VMware

Nokia and VMware have a long-standing partnership with a focus on the delivery of Nokia network functions on VMware’s telco infrastructure software.

Samsung and VMware

By collecting forces, Samsung and VMware are creating more flexible and agile network functions to enable 5G deployments.

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Why Partner with VMware

VMware works with a wide variety of partners to power the world’s communications networks. With our partners, our solutions are uniquely positioned to help communications service providers harness open and agile network operations. Together, we will build the future of communications networks.

Market-Proven Multi-Cloud Platforms

History Accelerating Transformation Projects

DNA and Reach to Drive Open Ecosystems

Partner Benefits

RAN and xApp or rAPP Partners

  • Amplifies the innovation influence of the growing RAN ecosystem while providing simplified tooling to improve RAN operations for our shared customers.
  • VMware provides SDKs to drive growth of a rich and vibrant App ecosystem and foster service innovation.
  • VMware RIC SDKs contains tools and features such as open APIs - sample code that enable developers to accelerate the development of xApps and rApps.

Network Function Providers

  • Demonstrate VNF and CNF onboarding and deployment on VMware Telco Cloud Platform​.
  • Increase market reach to global communication service providers. ​
  • Accelerates the production readiness of your VNFs and CNFs.
  • Use the VMware Ready logo.​
  • Expedite time to production by testing VNFs/CNFs quickly and independently in the VMware testing cloud with cloud-based self-certification.

System Integrators

  • Use VMware’s Telco Cloud Platform to build solutions that drive system integration requirements for communications service providers.
  • Drive new integration and services revenues within VMware Tier 1 communications service providers.
  • Expand and accelerate joint solution development within the VMware ecosystem of partners.
  • Win new and expand existing business with communications service providers leveraging the VMware telco relationships.

Cloud Partners

  • Be a part of the multi-cloud future.
  • Enable communication service providers to quickly access the value of your cloud from VMware platforms.
  • Empower a simplified way for communication service providers to build, deploy and manage services.

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