At VMworld Europe, we announced the continued expansion of VMware Cloud on AWS in Europe, Asia Pacific and the US, along with enhancements that make it an even more compelling solution for disaster recovery, virtual desktops and applications, and large-scale cloud migrations. Learn more.
We are thrilled to shared that we now have over 200 partners who have achieved the VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency – just six months since the partner program was announced in March 2018. VMware is now offering three promotions to help you grow your VMware Cloud on AWS practice.
Today at re:Invent in Las Vegas, VMware previewed two new offerings—VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts and VMware Cloud Foundation for EC2—that will enable customers to build and deploy private data centers in an ‘as-a- service’ model with rich, enterprise-class capabilities. Both solutions will leverage AWS Outposts and include new, fully managed and configurable compute and storage racks built with AWS-designed hardware that allow customers to run compute and storage on-premises, while seamlessly connecting to the rest of AWS’s broad array of services in the cloud. Together these offerings will enable customers with a consistent infrastructure and operational experience across all VMware and AWS cloud environments. Learn more.
VMware offers partners many ways to learn about VMware Cloud on AWS. We have programs to help you learn the VMware Cloud story, how to sell VMware Cloud on AWS, what AWS training courses you should take, and how VMware helps you build a successful hybrid cloud business – take a look.
Today at AWS re:Invent 2018, VMware announced the Initial Availability of VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) – in other words, bringing VMware Cloud on AWS to the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. This means we are now in a total of 10 AWS regions across 34 AWS Availability Zones globally. In addition, we are also announcing new capabilities for VMware Cloud on AWS.
VMware is sponsoring AWS re:Invent, next week from Nov 26-30th in Las Vegas. We will have a strong presence with multiple booths in the Expo, speaking sessions, evening receptions, and lots of fun activities – take a look.
Since we launched VMware Cloud on AWS last year at VMworld, we have received many requests from our customers and partners regarding expansion of the service to the Asia-Pacific region. We delivered on this promise in August with the launch of the service in the Asia-Pacific (Sydney) Region, and we are pleased to announce that we’ve expanded our footprint to include the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. Read more.
The series kicks off on Nov-15 with Making Hybrid Cloud Real….Hybrid cloud environments are increasingly gaining in popularity because it allows enterprises to leverage the best of both worlds when it comes to their application and infrastructure needs. This webinar will examine hybrid clouds and how VMware Cloud on AWS helps enterprises accelerate their journey to the hybrid cloud. Join IDC, VMware, and AWS as we jointly discuss the hybrid cloud – customer’s needs, its use cases, challenges, and solutions. VMware Cloud on AWS delivers a highly scalable, secure and resilient service that allows organizations to seamlessly migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to the AWS Cloud running on next-generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) bare metal infrastructure. Additionally you will learn the architecture of the service, integration with AWS services, unique benefits and business value, its partner ecosystem, consumption options, pricing and total cost of ownership versus other alternatives. Finally, you will see a demo and learn how to get started using the service. Time will be reserved at the end for questions and answers.
Register for the November 5 vmLIVE to hear about some of the great customer and partner success stories in all different use cases – ranging from cloud migration, DC extension, to disaster recovery.
We also encourage you to register now for the December 6 vmLIVE we will be taking our discussion to the next level, discussing the AWS VPC and Endpoint configurations, Elastic DRS, Multi-AZ Stretched deployments, and more. Join us to learn how the VMware Cloud on AWS offering meets the needs of your business and gives you a competitive advantage over traditional on-premises and public cloud environments.
Today at VMworld 2018, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) and VMware, announced Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on VMware. Amazon RDS on VMware is a service that will make it easy for customers to set up, operate, and scale databases in VMware-based software-defined data centers and hybrid environments and to migrate them to AWS or VMware Cloud on AWS. Amazon RDS on VMware automates database management regardless of where the database is deployed, freeing up customers to focus on developing and tuning their applications. Read the press release to learn more.