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How AWS Partners Can Speed Up Customer Cloud Migrations with VMware Cloud on AWS

The VMware Cloud on AWS Try & Buy Program offers multiple ways for AWS Partners to grow their business. First, there is a huge market for VMware Cloud on AWS. In a 2019 report, IDC put the partner addressable market opportunity for VMware Cloud on AWS at $3.1 billion. In addition to the sizeable market opportunity, trial engagements give AWS Partners an opportunity to earn customer trust, help them validate use cases before jumping into a production environment, and speed up customer migrations.

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Addressing Multiple Disaster Recovery SLAs with VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Site Recovery and VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery provide robust yet simple methods within the disaster recovery plans to map existing production networks onto the appropriate DR networks configured in VMware Cloud on AWS. This provides a documented and orchestrated capability to bring up application virtual machines in the SDDC. It also provides the appropriate connectivity to help your business test DR capabilities or provide business continuity following unplanned outages.

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Design Considerations Using VPC Endpoints for Amazon S3 with VMware Cloud on AWS

With the general availability of AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3 released earlier this year, customers can take advantage of private connectivity between S3 and on-premises resources using private IPs from your virtual network. Learn how to leverage interface VPC endpoints (AWS PrivateLink) for Amazon S3 and its integrations with VMware Cloud on AWS, which brings VMware’s enterprise-class software-defined data center software to the AWS Cloud.

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Application Modernization Using Microservices Architecture with VMware Cloud on AWS

AWS customers can start transforming their applications and moving towards microservices architecture by utilizing the VMware Cloud on AWS. Learn how to integrate VMware Cloud on AWS with Amazon EKS to accelerate application modernization. Amazon EKS provides a simplified and fully managed Kubernetes platform to effortlessly manage container workloads and deploy microservices-based applications, along with multiple flexible options to publish microservices externally.

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AWS Direct Connect Integration with VMware Cloud on AWS

With hybrid implementations, we see a design pattern where customers configure connectivity to allow communication between on-premises and VMware Cloud on AWS networks. Customers use various methods such us a VPN and/or AWS Direct Connect to implement hybrid cloud connectivity. Learn how to leverage Direct Connect to establish hybrid connectivity between on-premises VMware infrastructure and VMware Cloud on AWS.

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How to Integrate VMware Cloud on AWS Datastores with AWS Analytics Services

Running virtual machines with databases or datastores on VMware Cloud on AWS lets you use the same management tools and VMs as on your on-premises VMware vSphere environment. You can easily extend these workloads to the cloud and take advantage of AWS on-demand delivery, global footprint, elasticity, and scalability. Learn how VMware Cloud on AWS brings these datasets closer to AWS Analytics Services, making it easier to use services to draw meaningful insights from business data.

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Design Considerations for Disaster Recovery with VMware Cloud on AWS

Customers who run VMware on-premises are incorporating VMware Cloud on AWS into their hybrid cloud strategy due to the immense benefits of using the AWS Global Infrastructure. As organizations plan hybrid cloud strategies, disaster recovery is a vital consideration to ensure business continuity in the event of a disaster. Learn about the architectural considerations and best practices for implementing disaster recovery using VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Resiliency Design Considerations and Best Practices for VMware Cloud on AWS

Customers across different industries and verticals are adopting VMware Cloud on AWS for their production workloads. If you have workloads that you’d like to run with high availability requirements, it’s important to understand the different architectural patterns and configuration options available. Dive deep with AWS experts on key resiliency design considerations and responsibilities for customers leveraging VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Account and VPC Considerations for VMware Cloud on AWS

When VMware Cloud on AWS is connected to the connected VPC, it always uses the default VPC route table in the VPC. During the deployment phase of VMware Cloud on AWS, the Software Defined Data Center is connected to an AWS (or customer) account for seamless access to native AWS services. In this post, we provide guidance on which AWS account and respective VPC to connect VMware Cloud on AWS to take advantage of native AWS service integrations.

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New IDC Study Shows VMware Cloud on AWS Delivers Significant Value to Customers

A new 2020 IDC study shows the VMware Cloud on AWS service provides significant business and operational value to customers in improving their IT infrastructure, and delivers flexibility, agility, and scalability to their business. In this study, IDC uncovers that on average, customers will realize an estimated 479 percent ROI over five years, so it makes sense that our customers became evangelists on the benefits of VMware Cloud on AWS to their business.

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