VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS at re:Invent 2022

One of the biggest and most transformative tech events is here again in Las Vegas and VMware team is working in full speed to bring together best of the best content for you. As always, VMware Cloud on AWS has a big presence at the event. In this blog, let’s look at some of the key sessions related to VMware Cloud on AWS that you should not miss.

Breakout Sessions:

Explore with us the architecture, technical capabilities, and migration options provided by VMware Cloud on AWS—a deeply integrated, end-to-end hybrid cloud service. In this technical deep-dive session, learn about the overview and customer-driven use cases of VMware Cloud on AWS; architectural components, design principles, and top technical capabilities of the service; different migration options; how to integrate the service with other AWS services; and the latest and greatest features of VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts announced at AWS re:Invent.

If you are running VMware workloads on premises and looking to accelerate your journey, join this session to dive deep into how VMware Cloud on AWS can help you take a lower-risk and iterative transformation approach to executing on your existing applications and data. Hear directly from Aon’s CIO on how Aon used VMware Cloud on AWS to tackle their complex cloud journey needs. Learn innovative practices from an AWS expert to help you migrate with ease and flexibility and scale securely in the cloud.

Join this session to see how you can implement a disaster recovery and data protection strategy for your VMware workloads. The session covers how you can cost-effectively create a disaster recovery strategy and automate data protection with familiar tools such as VMware Site Recovery, VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery, and AWS Backup. Effectual’s chief growth officer and an AWS expert share how they have helped customers design architecture that helps achieve RTO and RPO objectives.


VMware Cloud on AWS enables customers to accelerate their cloud migration in a simple, fast, and low-risk way. In this workshop, learn how to set up a VMware software-defined data center (SDDC), use the latest new capabilities, and start migrating workloads. How do you set your company up for successful cloud migrations? What migration options do you have? How can you scale storage separate from computing resources? Find the answers to all these questions in this workshop. Seize the chance to gain hands-on experience in the fundamentals of migrating workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS. You must bring your laptop to participate.

In this workshop, gain hands-on experience migrating virtual machines to the cloud using VMware Cloud on AWS. Also learn how you can combine your VMware Cloud virtual machines with AWS services including Amazon RDS for databases, Amazon CloudWatch for monitoring, and AWS Backup for data protection. You must bring your laptop to participate.

Learn about the breadth of features within the different built-in disaster recovery services that are fully integrated into VMware Cloud on AWS. Get hands-on experience building recovery plans and runbooks and failing over your virtual machines. You must bring your laptop to participate.

Chalk Talks:

You’ve done it! You built the perfect migration strategy and are steadily moving your workloads to the cloud. There’s only one problem: it’s taking much longer than expected and those data center contracts expire in a few months. Join this chalk talk to discuss accelerated migration strategies using VMware Cloud on AWS. Learn how to orient your migration plans for speed and successfully complete large cloud migrations within even the most-demanding timelines.

Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP is a fully managed service that provides the popular data access and management capabilities of ONTAP. In this chalk talk, walk through architecture patterns for integrating FSx for ONTAP within your VMware Cloud on AWS environment as a secondary datastore or in guest shared storage. Learn how you can get started today and optimize the total cost of ownership of your VMware Cloud on AWS solution.

Expo Floor:

At VMware booth on the expo floor, we have lot of exciting demos as well as theater sessions about VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts. So please visit us at the booth and get your questions answered from VMware experts. Also, please visit us at the Public Sector Pavillion- Booth 1604 to learn more about VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud(US) and how we are helping our public sector customers in their cloud transformation journey.

What’s Next:

If you have not yet registered for AWS re:Invent 2022, please Register Now. Once registered, reserve your seat for VMware Cloud on AWS sessions mentioned above as the spots are getting filled up very fast.

Also we have a meetings program at re:Invent where you can meet with VMware Executives, Product Managers, Solution Architects and Technical SMEs. So please ask your VMware/AWS representative to setup an in-person meeting with VMware experts at the event.

Looking forward to seeing you at re:Inevnt 2022. Meanwhile, if you would like to get more information about VMware Cloud on AWS, here are some more learning resources for you: