VMUG Provides an Opportunity for VMware to Reinforce a Message of Transformation
Why this matters, from Chris Wolf – VMware VP & CTO, Global Field and Industry:
Partners, the more innovative ones, are now building hybrid applications across VMware and AWS components and modernizing enterprises that way. We’re trying to encourage our VMUG community to do the same thing.
AWS Launches Single Sign-On Access to Multiple AWS Accounts & Business Applications
Why this matters, from Faction Expert Ben Stiles: AWS announced a new home-grown SSO product for easy account and credential management both within the AWS ecosystem and beyond. While not the first public cloud provider to target becoming the de facto SSO provider, AWS has the market share to gain traction quickly. This fills a key gap in the AWS platform and is designed to make it easier to integrate and interface with their deep product set.
Understanding the New Pricing Structure For VMware Cloud on AWS
Why this matters, from Faction Expert Ryan Jarvis: Through VMware’s Hybrid Loyalty program customers can attain up to 25% additional discounting off their reserved VMware Cloud on AWS environment, based on the amount of vSphere, NSX, and vSAN licenses they have under support on-premises.