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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VMware Explore is back in person from August 29 – September 1, and AWS is excited to join business and technical leaders from around the world at this industry event. With expert breakout sessions, insightful roundtables, partnership keynote, and a cloud-focused day, we’ll showcase how VMware Cloud on AWS is helping customers achieve a faster, safer, and cost-effective journey to the cloud. Visit us at VMware Explore to learn how you can accelerate your business transformation goals with VMware Cloud on AWS.