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Category: VMware Cloud on AWS
Expanding VMware Cloud on AWS Multi-Region Connectivity Using AWS Cloud WAN
VMware Cloud on AWS customers have requirements to interconnect their SDDCs across different AWS regions, but existing network design patterns require you to build a full-mesh topology with static routing to provide multi-region connectivity for SDDCs. Learn how AWS Cloud WAN helps address VMware Cloud on AWS multi-region connectivity challenges and requirements, and review a reference architecture with a real example for integrating VMware Cloud on AWS with AWS Cloud WAN.
VMware Cloud on AWS Disaster Recovery with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP and SnapMirror
In on-premises data centers, VMware virtualization and NetApp ONTAP storage are widely adopted solutions. The release of Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP and support for VMware Cloud on AWS give customers a new option for disaster recovery. Learn how these solutions allow for virtual machine data to be copied from an on-premises environment to AWS using NetApp SnapMirror. Once in AWS, the VMs can be imported into vCenter in a VMware Cloud on AWS environment used as a DR destination.
Reduce Storage Costs with Single-Availability Zone Deployments for Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP Datastores
Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a storage service that allows customers to launch and run fully managed ONTAP file systems in the cloud. Explore the benefits of single-Availability Zone deployments for FSx for NetApp datastores and review which workloads they are best suited for. Single-AZ file systems provide a lower-cost storage option for use cases that do not require the data resiliency model of a multi-AZ file system, while offering all of the same data management capabilities and features.
Your Guide to VMware Cloud on AWS at re:Invent 2022
The VMware Cloud on AWS team is looking forward to meeting customers at AWS re:Invent 2022. We have planned insightful sessions for customers looking for a faster and more cost-effective way to the cloud. There are VMware Cloud on AWS breakout sessions, chalk talks, and workshops covering topics such as migration best practices, disaster recovery, modernization, and more. Can’t make it in person? Livestream keynotes and leadership sessions for free by registering for the virtual-only pass.
Technical Specifications for Amazon EC2 I4i.metal Instances for VMware Cloud on AWS
AWS is excited to announce the general availability of I4i.metal instances, a new bare-metal instance for VMware Cloud on AWS. This new instance type offers high memory, CPU, and storage configuration that is ideal for workloads needing fast access to datasets. I4i.metal supports a variety of use cases which includes transactional databases (like MySQL, Oracle DB, MS SQL Server) and NoSQL databases (such as MongoDB and Couchbase).
Infographic: Demystifying Cloud Migration Myths with VMware Cloud on AWS
VMware Cloud on AWS accelerates digital transformation and leverages the investments that businesses have already made, helping customers around the world migrate and modernize their VMware workloads. Check out the infographic for a true picture of the path to the cloud and start taking advantage of improved infrastructure, scalability, and agility today. For a seamless and integrated hybrid cloud solution—one that’s fast, safe, easy, and cost-effective—learn more about VMware Cloud on AWS.
Provisioning and Managing VMware Cloud on AWS Using vRealize Orchestrator
VMware vRealize Orchestrator is a part of VMware’s vRealize Suite and tied in closely with VMware vRealize Automation. This post highlights how you can use vRealize Orchestrator to deploy and manage VMware Cloud on AWS environments. It shows a method of automating VMware Cloud on AWS and helps admins get started using vRO to manage VMware Cloud on AWS environments. The sample code can be found in this GitHub page and follows the VMware Cloud on AWS API guide from VMware.
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.
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.
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.