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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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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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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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Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP with VMware Cloud on AWS Virtual Machines

Customers running virtual machines on VMware Cloud on AWS have unique storage requirements and require a solution that provides a scalable, high performance, and feature-rich file storage. Learn how you can use Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP as one of your options for providing storage to virtual machines running on VMware Cloud on AWS. We’ll then discuss different connectivity options available for VMs to access these storage volumes.

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Scaling Global Connectivity for VMware Cloud on AWS

Networking is the fundamental pillar required for connectivity to VMware Cloud on AWS and beyond. It’s imperative to ensure the network architecture implemented with VMware Cloud on AWS has the ability to scale in response to customer requirements. Learn how customers can scale connectivity globally to support their business requirements using AWS Direct Connect, VMware Transit Connect, AWS Direct Connect Gateway, and the NSX Multi-Edge feature.

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Monitoring VMware Cloud on AWS Workloads with Amazon OpenSearch Service

VMware Cloud on AWS brings VMware’s SDDC technologies to the AWS global infrastructure. When customers combine Amazon OpenSearch Service (successor to Amazon Elasticsearch Service) with Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose and AWS Lambda, you can create a managed, end-to-end log aggregation and workload monitoring solution for workloads, including those running in VMware Cloud on AWS. In this post, Learn the benefits of this monitoring solution and explore ideas on how to get started utilizing it.

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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.