VMware Cloud on AWS is an integrated cloud offering jointly developed by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware. You can deliver a highly scalable and secure service by migrating and extending your on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to the AWS Cloud running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2).
Want to know what is in the current release of VMware Cloud on AWS? Look at the latest VMware Cloud on AWS release notes.
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Read the VMware Cloud on AWS Onboarding Checklist, which provides an overview of the steps and resources available to you as you create your first cloud-based Software Defined Data Center (SDDC).
Learn how to create a VMware Cloud on AWS account for your business, and how you can use subscriptions to get discounted pricing by committing to an VMware Cloud on AWS account for a prescribed time period.
You can experiment with the features and capabilities of VMware Cloud on AWS with a low cost Single Host SDDC starter configuration. The Single Host SDDC starter configuration is appropriate for test and development or proof of concept use cases. However, you can easily scale the number of hosts within the 30-day time period to a 3+ host SDDC and retain all your data.
Learn how to open access to your vCenter Server system in your SDDC on VMware Cloud on AWS by configuring your firewall to allow access to vCenter Server, and configuring an IPsec VPN between your on-premises data center and your SDDC.
To view your on-premises and cloud-based SDDCs in a single management interface,configure Hybrid Linked Mode. Using Hybrid Linked Mode, you can link your VMware Cloud on AWS vCenter Server instance with an on-premises vCenter Single Sign-On domain.
Learn how to migrate your VM workloads from your on-premises data center to your VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC.
Learn how to transfer VM templates from your on-premises data center to your VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC. You can use the Content Onboarding Assistant to automate the transfer of VM templates (.vmtx templates), ISO images, scripts, and other files to your cloud SDDC.
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You can learn about VMware Cloud on AWS by reading the documentation, and by watching videos on the VMware Cloud on AWS video channel.
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Learn more about VMware Cloud on AWS by visiting the VMware Cloud on AWS product page.
Ask questions about VMware Cloud on AWS by visiting the VMware Cloud Community. You can get help, opinions, and feedback from other VMware users by participating in the discussion forums.
Explore how a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC environment works without having to deploy it using VMware's Hands-on Lab environment.
Effectively plan your migration to the cloud, and prepare to deploy your new VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC environment by reading VMware's evaluation and preparation guides.
Learn about pricing and total cost of ownership (TCO) using the VMware Cloud on AWS Pricing and TCO Calculator.
Visit VMware Cloud on AWS Resources to view reference architectures and videos to help you understand how to make the best use of VMware Cloud on AWS.
Learn about the latest VMware Cloud on AWS developments by reading the blog Amazon Web Service VMware Cloud on AWS.
Visit the blog In the Clouds by Gilles Chekroun, a VMware Cloud on AWS Specialist. The blog promotes technologies and best practices to help customers in their move to VMware Cloud on AWS.
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