VMware Cloud on AWS is an on-demand service that enables you to run applications across vSphere-based cloud environments with access to a broad range of AWS services. Powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, this service integrates vSphere, vSAN and NSX along with VMware vCenter management, and is optimized to run on dedicated, elastic, bare-metal AWS infrastructure. With this service, IT teams can manage their cloud-based resources with familiar VMware tools.
The VMware Cloud on AWS solution enables customers to have the exibility to treat their private cloud and public cloud as equal partners and to easily transfer workloads between them—for example, to move applications from DevTest to production or burst capacity Users can leverage the global AWS footprint while getting the bene ts of elastically scalable SDDC clusters, a single bill from VMware for its tightly integrated software plus AWS infrastructure, and on-demand or subscription services
VMware Cloud on AWS has introduced rich capabilities that allow customers to move, run and protect production applications at scale. Extend on- premises data centers to the cloud with a consistent operational model, retaining your familiar VMware tools, policies, and management as well as investments in third-party tools. Leverage VMware Cloud on AWS to provide the following solutions for your business, among others:
o Seamless Cloud Migration
o Flexibility of On-Demand Capacity
o Disaster Recovery as a Service with VMware Site Recovery
The below are few use cases :
Rapidly and easily migrate vSphere-based workloads to the cloud with VMware Cloud on AWS. Reduce the risk and cost of cloud migrations compared to alternatives that require conversions or re-architecture. Leverage familiar VMware tools and skillsets to accelerate cloud migrations. Once in the cloud, leverage VMware and AWS services to modernize your applications at your pace.
Extend on-premises data centers and easily migrate targeted application workloads to VMware Cloud on AWS without conversions. Obtain bi-directional workload portability between on-premises and VMware Cloud on AWS. Modernize your applications through optimized access to native AWS services.
Got new projects? Want to expand into a new geography? Easily extend your footprint into the cloud and get VMware-consistent, enterprise-grade environments in the AWS cloud in a fast and cost-effective way with VMware Cloud on AWS.
Get VMware SDDC capacity in the AWS Cloud in minutes whenever your business needs to meet temporary, seasonal, or unplanned demand. Take advantage of elastic capacity and usage-based economics of VMware Cloud on AWS by seamlessly moving your live applications into an environment that is operationally consistent with your VMware data center.
New Application Development and Test
Deliver VMware SDDC-consistent dev/test environments that can integrate with modern CI/CD automation tools. Access native AWS services seamlessly for new app development.
Disaster Recovery as a Service with VMware Site Recovery
Easily deliver business continuity with VMware Site Recovery: on-demand disaster recovery as a service, optimized for VMware Cloud on AWS. Accelerate time-to-protection, simplify disaster recovery operations, and reduce secondary site costs with cloud economics, while providing a secondary site that is operationally consistent with your VMware data center.