VMware Cloud on Amazon 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. With just a few clicks, rapidly provision VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) environments on AWS. Resources will be operationally consistent with vSphere-based clouds, and you can use familiar VMware technologies to manage your VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS environment. Logical Layer-2 networks can be created within VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS for application workloads on-demand.
Take advantage of VMware technologies across compute (vSphere), storage (vSAN) and networking (NSX) — optimized to run on next-gen, elastic, bare-metal AWS infrastructure, with optimized access to AWS services. VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS delivers workload portability across your on-premises infrastructure and AWS cloud. Align costs to your business needs with flexible consumption options and a single support owner. VMware will be responsible for the patches and upgrades of the SDDC software components for you, so you can focus on your applications. In addition, VMware is your single point of contact for support. Zero infrastructure lifecycle management — VMware takes care of it for you, while you retain control of managing and operating your applications! VMware manages and operates the service including VMware SDDC software components and modern web-based console.
VMware Cloud On Amazon AWS — Simple and Consistent Operations
Operational consistency across on-premises infrastructure and the AWS cloud. Manage your VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS infrastructure with familiar tools — vCenter, vSphere API, PowerCLI and modern HTML5-based vSphere Client. Content Library and Full Clone technologies enable consistent VM content management and cloning across environments. Simplify hybrid resource management with a single inventory view using vCenter Hybrid Linked Mode. Plan, manage and scale VMware SDDC across your private cloud and VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS with intelligent operations, from applications to infrastructure. Optimize your cloud with business insights that help you track and manage costs. Avoid integration overhead and ensure operational consistency with third-party tools. VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS supports for leading ISV partner solutions across categories including data protection, DevOps, cloud migration and security.
Enterprise-Grade Capabilities for Your Applications
Dedicated single-tenant infrastructure supports 4 to 16 node vSphere clusters, delivered on AWS EC2 elastic, bare-metal AWS infrastructure. AWS infrastructure is based on the latest-generation Storage Optimized High I/O instances, featuring low-latency Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe-based SSDs. Run VMware software stack directly on metal, without nested virtualization. VMware vSphere HA provides built—in high availability for VMs. Make better use of underlying resource usage with fully automated load-balancing (DRS support). Scale capacity by adding and removing hosts from clusters (4-16 nodes per cluster). Increase storage efficiency and performance with advanced data services, including QoS, snapshots, Erasure coding and APIs for third-party data protection (vADP). Manage storage SLAs on a per-application basis through Storage Policy-Based Management. Get consistent and predictable performance using an all-flash architecture (NVMe). Leverage zero-click shared storage that is natively integrated with vSphere.
Flexibility To Suit Your Business Needs
Deliver initial workload portability through VM cold migration and VM template migration (single and in bulk) between on-premises and VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS. Optimize workload distribution within a VMware Cloud on AWS cluster using vSphere DRS, High Availability and vMotion. Flexible consumption models with one bill for both software and hardware. Refer to pricing page for more details. Leverage VMware software investments on-premises to enable purchase of VMware Cloud on AWS at a reduced cost. Sold and supported by VMware — leverage existing VMware purchasing vehicles SPP and HPP credits to pay for VMware Cloud on Amazon AWS. Increased consolidation ratios enabled by vSphere allows comparable TCO versus native cloud instances. Customers can rapidly instantiate VMware SDDC clusters on AWS Cloud through modern, web-based console and RESTful API. VMware manages and operates the service including VMware SDDC software components and modern web-based console.
Delivered As A Service From VMware
Zero infrastructure lifecycle management — VMware takes care of it for you, while you retain control of managing and operating your applications! Customers can rapidly instantiate VMware SDDC clusters on Amazon AWS Cloud through modern, web-based console and RESTful API. VMware manages and operates the service including VMware SDDC software components and modern web-based console. VMware delivers service status with notifications; world-class 24/7 service support & site reliability ops; Support center with FAQs, forums & chat support. VMware delivers scheduled SDDC software updates and emergency software patches with notifications. VMware delivers auto—remediation of hardware failure. Increased consolidation ratios enabled by vSphere allows comparable TCO versus native cloud instances. TCO savings versus average on-premises datacenter implementations.
VMware Cloud On Amazon AWS