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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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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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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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Bring Your Own Public IP (BYOIP) Addresses to VMware Cloud on AWS

Learn how to support a multi-region, business-critical legacy monolithic application with customer-owned static public IPv4 addresses running on VMware Cloud on AWS. You can do this whilst using the AWS Cloud to deliver the Bring Your Own Public IPv4 Address (BYOIP) function with Amazon VPC, Network Load Balancer, Elastic IP address, Amazon Route 53, and VMware Transit Connect. VMware Cloud on AWS is an integrated hybrid cloud offering jointly developed by AWS and VMware.

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Integrating Third-Party Firewall Appliances with VMware Cloud on AWS Using VMware Transit Connect

As customers continually move towards hybrid cloud architectures, it has become increasingly important to address network security requirements for having a centralized security inspection solution between VMware Cloud on AWS and the native AWS environment, on-premises data centers, and the internet. Through this post, learn how to integrate preferred third-party firewall solutions with VMware Cloud on AWS, by leveraging the VMware Transit Connect feature.

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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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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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