On Monday, VMware Cloud now available on Amazon Web Services
Las Vegas, Aug 28: Growing its hybrid Cloud plan, cloud infrastructure and business freedom leader VMware Cloud on Monday announced the first availability of VMware Cloud on the market pioneer Amazon Web Services (AWS).VMware Cloud on AWS attracts VMware’s software-defined information center (SDDC) into the AWS Cloud, allowing customers to run programs across VMware sphere-based personal, public and hybrid Cloud environments, with optimized accessibility to AWS services.
“VMware and AWS are empowering business IT and operations groups to add value for their companies through the combination of VMware enterprise capabilities and the breadth and depth of scale and capabilities of their AWS Cloud, providing them a platform for virtually any application,” Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer, VMware, told reporters here.
The announcement came as a part of the ‘VMworld’ convention here that kicked off on Monday. VMware introduced an expanded set of solutions and products as part of VMware Cloud which is available via its partners and the company. ‘VMware NSX’ is the network virtualization and safety platform for the software-defined data center virtualization and safety system for the software-defined data center.
“VMware Cloud on AWS gives customers a seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud which provides exactly the same structure, capabilities, and operational experience across both their sphere-based on-premises environment and AWS,” Gelsinger added. VMware Cloud on AWS eliminates barriers to Cloud migration and reliability, increases IT efficiency and opens new opportunities for clients to leverage up a Cloud environment that is hybrid.
“With the availability of VMware Cloud on AWS, for the very first time, clients can run a consistent and easy hybrid IT environment that combines the VMware software they adore with the unmatched performance, safety, and operational expertise of their AWS Cloud,” explained Andy Jassy, Chief Executive Officer, AWS.
VMware Cloud on AWS is powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, the merged SDDC platform that incorporates Vsphere, VMware VSAN, and VMware NSX virtualization technology with VMware vCenter management. Customers can use tools to manage their software, without needing to purchase any custom or new hardware, rewrite applications or change their operating model.
Using VMware Cloud on AWS, clients can leverage AWS’s breadth of services, including databases, compute, analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), security, cellular, installation, program services and more. “The Vast Majority of the planet’s businesses have virtualized their data centers with VMware, and now these customers can easily transfer applications between their on-premises environments and AWS without having to Buy any new hardware, rewrite their applications, or modify their operations,” Jassy said,
The service will enlarge to AWS regions globally in 2018 and is initially available in the AWS Oregon area. “The introduction of VMware Cloud on AWS further solidifies VMware’s position as a driving force behind the move into the software-defined data center and the hybrid cloud,” said David Goulden, President, Dell EMC. Based on Deloitte Consulting, Bob Black, principal, Engineering and Cloud Infrastructure, hybrid cloud pioneer, this is one of the offerings of its kind.
Solutions were featured by the planet’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted platform, AWS offers over 90 for compute, storage, networking, database, analytics, application services and others. Vmware has arrangements with some of the top Cloud vendors such as Google, Microsoft, and IBM.