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VMworld-2020

Know Before You (Virtually) Go: A Guide for VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2020

VMworld 2020 will be a completely virtual global event running from September 29 to October 1. This digital event promises to be just as informative and engaging as previous years. There will be keynotes, sessions, hands-on labs, virtual booths, and more. More than 500 channel partners have achieved a VMware Cloud on AWS service competency, including 43 with a Master Services Competency, and there are more than 300 certified or validated technology solutions available to VMware Cloud on AWS customers.

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How to Deploy Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Service on VMware Cloud on AWS

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops secures the delivery of Windows, Linux, Web, or SaaS applications and desktops to any device. Running Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on VMware Cloud on AWS lets you use the same management tools and desktop images as on your on-premises VMware vSphere environment. You can easily extend your Citrix workload to the cloud and take advantage of AWS on-demand delivery, global footprint, elasticity, and scalability to meet your business objectives.

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Understanding Your Options for Deploying and Licensing Oracle on AWS

Oracle customers have common questions about their licensing options when considering deployment to AWS. Oracle customers who do not proactively confirm their options risk spending too much on licensing. Customers may also face an Oracle audit that could expose avoidable license compliance issues. AWS has a variety of options for customers considering deployment of Oracle to AWS. When done properly, customers can significantly optimize their Oracle license costs when deploying to the proper AWS service.

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Options for Extending Layer 2 On-Premises Networks to VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS allows customers to seamlessly extend their Layer 2 on-premises networks to the cloud. This is important because you can migrate virtual machines from on-premises Layer 2 networks to VMware Cloud on AWS without changing IP addresses. Learn about the architectural considerations for extending your on-premises networks to VMware Cloud on AWS using HCX and the NSX Autonomous Standalone Edge, either via AWS Direct Connect or through the public internet.

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Congratulations to the APN Partners Completing Navigate Tracks in the First Quarter of 2020

Please join us in congratulating the APN Partners completing Navigate tracks in the first quarter of 2020. These organizations have made the commitment to raising the bar for AWS customers by growing their cloud skills on AWS. Every APN Partner, regardless of tier, can participate in the APN Navigate program, where you’ll get access to business and technical resources that can transform your business and increase visibility with AWS.

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Upgrading Your Windows OS In-Place While Migrating to AWS

If you’re upgrading from Windows Server 2008 because it’s no longer supported by Microsoft, and you’re thinking about migrating some of your workloads to the cloud, consider doing both at the same time. RiverMeadow migrates your workloads to AWS and upgrades from Windows 2008 to the latest version, or a version in between. Currently, RiverMeadow offers the in-place OS upgrade for Windows 2003 and up, and allows customers to upgrade to 2008, 2016, or 2019 versions of Windows.

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Microsoft SQL Standard Clustering Across AWS Availability Zones with Zadara Storage as a Service

With Zadara offering Storage-as-a-Service across Availability Zones, the platform’s centralized storage services release the ability to connect multiple Microsoft (MSSQL) servers in a standard Windows Server Failover Cluster model to a single set of shared storage volumes. This removes the need for MSSQL Enterprise Edition licensing and the doubling up of Amazon EBS disk for Amazon EC2 instances. In this post, explore the use of high availability MSSQL Standard Clustering on AWS with Zadara.

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How to Achieve On-Demand Disaster Recovery with VMware Cloud on AWS and Veeam Cloud Tier

One of the costliest aspects of any disaster recovery (DR) implementation is the price associated with keeping resources on-demand at the target end. VMware Cloud on AWS provides the enterprise capabilities of VMware’s SDDC, including compute, storage, and networking, delivered as a service on AWS. Within hours, an SDDC can be ready to start deploying workloads into, and this is where leveraging VMware Cloud on AWS and Veeam Cloud Tier for on-demand disaster recovery is possible.

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New APN Navigate Tracks Help Partners Build Successful Cloud-Based Businesses

APN Navigate is a partner’s path to specialization on AWS, guiding organizations large and small to establish fundamental building blocks that will help them become successful APN Partners. Completing APN Navigate will help partners advance through the APN tiers and prepare for the rigorous validation associated with our APN differentiation programs, such as AWS Competency, AWS Service Delivery, and AWS Managed Service Provider (MSP).

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How to Migrate Oracle Workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS

Some Oracle workloads, such as Oracle Real Application Cluster (RAC) or WebLogic application clusters, have specific networking and storage requirements, which can be met with VMware Cloud on AWS. This post details the various considerations and migration options users have for Oracle workloads. Specifically, we examine in-depth how to migrate an Oracle database from an on-premises environment to AWS using AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS).

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