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Category: VMware Cloud on AWS

Managing MSP Costs with VMware Cloud Director Service Multi-Tenancy

VMware Cloud on AWS allows customers to migrate their workloads faster without having to refactor or change any application code or logic. Many MSPs have built highly successful businesses on VMware Cloud Director-powered clouds running in their own data centers. These MSPs have earned trust with their customers over many years as trusted advisors and partners. Explore some of the challenges MSPs face and how using multi tenancy with VMware Cloud Director Service can help address them.

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Provide Enhanced Security for Web Servers in VMware Cloud on AWS Using AWS WAF

As you consider migrating to VMware Cloud on AWS or have already done so, you could have the requirement to protect web servers residing in a vSphere environment on the AWS global infrastructure. To provide one aspect of security for these workloads, you can leverage the AWS WAF, a web application firewall that helps protect your apps or APIs against common web exploits and bots. AWS WAF provides scanning of designated HTTP/HTTPS traffic to protect against various attacks.

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AWS at VMware Explore US 2022 Recap: 5 Years of Joint Innovations

From exciting announcements to insightful sessions, this post recaps what you may have missed at VMware Explore US 2022. This year, we marked the fifth year of the jointly-engineered VMware Cloud on AWS solution. Since announcing our strategic partnership in 2016, followed by the general availability of this unique managed offering at VMworld 2017, the VMware Cloud on AWS solution has evolved and continues to help customers globally migrate and modernize their VMware workloads to the cloud.

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Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP Integration with VMware Cloud on AWS

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a native AWS managed service powered by NetApp ONTAP software and available around the world. This integration makes it easy and cost effective for a SDDC to be scaled with additional storage capacity through Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP. This post will help you decide if using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP as a customer-managed network file system datastore within VMware Cloud on AWS is suitable for you.

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VMware Cloud on AWS Hybrid Network Design Patterns

As customers adopt VMware Cloud on AWS, it’s important to provide scalable and reliable hybrid connectivity to help integrate SDDCs with on-premises and cloud-native services. VMware Cloud on AWS customers have additional network security requirements including network encryption, firewall integration, and traffic segmentation. Learn about hybrid network design patterns and considerations, and go through various network architecture design options and use cases addressing customer requirements.

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Know Before You Go: 5 Reasons to Join AWS at VMware Explore 2022

VMware Explore is back in person from August 29 – September 1, and AWS is excited to join business and technical leaders from around the world at this industry event. With expert breakout sessions, insightful roundtables, partnership keynote, and a cloud-focused day, we’ll showcase how VMware Cloud on AWS is helping customers achieve a faster, safer, and cost-effective journey to the cloud. Visit us at VMware Explore to learn how you can accelerate your business transformation goals with VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence for VMware Cloud on AWS

One of the biggest advantages of VMware Cloud on AWS is that it can readily integrate with other AWS services. That gives you countless ways to elevate your workloads. If you’re amassing data in your databases over time and are looking for novel ways to glean fresh insights out of it, using Amazon Redshift and Amazon QuickSight is an easy and accessible way to achieve it. This post describes how to get more out of existing data residing inside your databases running in VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Integrating iSCSI Storage with VMware Cloud on AWS Virtual Machines Using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP

Learn how you can use Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP to provide block storage for virtual machine workloads running on VMware Cloud on AWS via the iSCSI protocol. With Amazon FSx for ONTAP, you can launch, run, and scale fully managed NetApp ONTAP storage file systems on AWS. The solution helps customers address their block storage requirements for workloads running on VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Enabling Connectivity Between Dell EMC VxRail and AWS

AWS offers several services and tools that existing Dell EMC VxRail customers can utilize to create a hybrid cloud infrastructure, or accelerate migrations with AWS. This post reviews the AWS native offerings and architectures that can be used to connect Dell EMC VxRail clusters to AWS, including CloudEndure, VMware Cloud on AWS, and AWS Storage Gateway. It also provides guidance around when to use these options.

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Diving Deep on the Foundational Blocks of VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts

Learn how AWS customers and partners can leverage VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts to scale and modernize vSphere workload deployment on premises. With VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts, organizations can now run legacy applications that could not otherwise be migrated to the cloud due to latency, data residency, and local data processing requirements. Additionally, customers have the ability to run vSphere workloads on a fully-managed solution in locations without AWS Regions.

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