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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 Help You Sleep Well with a Strong Zero Trust Strategy for Remote Work

Security is something keeping many IT leaders up at night in this new normal. As companies build their long-term digital workplace strategies, looking at Zero Trust and what that means from a user perspective is key. In this post, we’ll define Zero Trust, highlight solutions that are key to delivering trust at the user level, and showcase AWS Competency Partners that offer these solutions to customers.

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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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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.

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Addressing Multiple Disaster Recovery SLAs with VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Site Recovery and VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery provide robust yet simple methods within the disaster recovery plans to map existing production networks onto the appropriate DR networks configured in VMware Cloud on AWS. This provides a documented and orchestrated capability to bring up application virtual machines in the SDDC. It also provides the appropriate connectivity to help your business test DR capabilities or provide business continuity following unplanned outages.

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Design Considerations Using VPC Endpoints for Amazon S3 with VMware Cloud on AWS

With the general availability of AWS PrivateLink for Amazon S3 released earlier this year, customers can take advantage of private connectivity between S3 and on-premises resources using private IPs from your virtual network. Learn how to leverage interface VPC endpoints (AWS PrivateLink) for Amazon S3 and its integrations with VMware Cloud on AWS, which brings VMware’s enterprise-class software-defined data center software to the AWS Cloud.

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Application Modernization Using Microservices Architecture with VMware Cloud on AWS

AWS customers can start transforming their applications and moving towards microservices architecture by utilizing the VMware Cloud on AWS. Learn how to integrate VMware Cloud on AWS with Amazon EKS to accelerate application modernization. Amazon EKS provides a simplified and fully managed Kubernetes platform to effortlessly manage container workloads and deploy microservices-based applications, along with multiple flexible options to publish microservices externally.

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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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How to Integrate VMware Cloud on AWS Datastores with AWS Analytics Services

Running virtual machines with databases or datastores on VMware Cloud on AWS lets you use the same management tools and VMs as on your on-premises VMware vSphere environment. You can easily extend these workloads to the cloud and take advantage of AWS on-demand delivery, global footprint, elasticity, and scalability. Learn how VMware Cloud on AWS brings these datasets closer to AWS Analytics Services, making it easier to use services to draw meaningful insights from business data.

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Creating an Equitable Enterprise AWS Chargeback Model Using CloudHealth

Most enterprises go through the process of monthly chargeback (cost allocation) of their AWS costs to internal business units or cost centers. The AWS Cost and Usage Report can provide the flexibility needed to create detailed custom billing rules. Learn how VMware implemented an equitable chargeback model using CloudHealth’s FlexReports, a simple solution for companies that have multiple Payers or just want to implement custom billing rules quickly.

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