Posted On: Feb 28, 2023

Today we are announcing the availability of VMware Cloud on AWS in the AWS Bahrain region. This marks the 23rd AWS region to offer VMware Cloud on AWS, providing customers with a faster and more efficient way to migrate their VMware-based workloads to the cloud.

With this launch, VMware customers in the Bahrain region can now seamlessly extend their on-premises workloads to the AWS Cloud. VMware Cloud on AWS is the only jointly engineered solution designed for speed and security. It offers a managed service that combines compute, network and storage capabilities, and is maintained, supported and operated by VMware and AWS. Using VMware Cloud on AWS, customers can leverage the same familiar VMware tools, skillsets and governance across their on-premises and cloud environments, while taking advantage of the scalability, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of the AWS cloud. 

This allows customers to extend their on-premises datacenters, migrate workloads and modernize through access to the more than 200 AWS services. They can also deploy the entire VMware stack, including ESXi, vCenter, NSX and vSAN, along with additional storage options. VMware Cloud on AWS is the preferred provider for vSphere workloads and is built on a sustainable architecture with a commitment to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2030. This new availability in Bahrain allows customers to leverage the scale of all AWS data centers.

To learn more about VMware Cloud on AWS, visit our page or connect with your AWS sales representative.