VMware and AWS expand capabilities and availability of VMware Cloud on AWS to US East Region
This week at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, VMware and AWS announced that availability for VMware Cloud on AWS has expanded from the US West region (Oregon), and now includes the US East region (N. Virginia). This expansion also includes new VMware capabilities and added AWS support, making the transition easier for customers.
VMware confirms they will not support or recommend Microsoft’s new service, Azure Migrate
Just days before AWS re:Invent, where VMware and AWS planned to make several announcements regarding VMware Cloud on AWS, Microsoft announced they will support VMware within Azure cloud currently in beta and fully available within one year. VMware was quick to discredit this announcement – “We cannot endorse an unsupported and non-engineered solution that isn’t optimized for the VMware stack. VMware does not recommend and will not support customers running on the Azure announced partner offering,” said Ajay Patel, SVP, Product Development, Cloud Services at VMware. Azure Migrate service has been neither certified or supported by the company, it could not recommend it for customers.
Faction Recognized By VMware as a Leading Partner For VMware Cloud on AWS
Faction was recognized by VMware as a leading partner to help deliver VMware Cloud on AWS as a managed service offering. A growing VMware partner ecosystem is just one indication of the demand and interest for VMware Cloud on AWS.
New Pricing Structure For VMware Cloud on AWS
VMware recently launched an updated pricing structure for VMware Cloud on AWS. This updated structure includes on-demand and reservation pricing with discounts for reserved subscriptions at 1 and 3 year terms. On-demand consumption requires zero upfront costs, while reservation pricing requires the full amount to paid up front.
Simplified Management of VMware Cloud on AWS with vRealize Operations
VMware cloud on AWS is fully supported by vRealize Operations and integrates this new environment into the same tool right alongside your private infrastructure. If you’re already using vRealize Operations today, you are well positioned to manage a new VMware Cloud on AWS environment. Learn about specific use cases and examples where vROPS is simplifying the user experience.