This document provides step-by-step instructions for the VMware SD-WAN ™ by VeloCloud® AWS Virtual Edge Deployment Guide. AWS Virtual Edge Deployment OverviewThis overview of the VMware SD-WAN ™ by VeloCloud® AWS Virtual Edge Deployment Guide provides a general overview, a CloudFormation Template Overview, and CloudFormation Downloads (Green Field VPC Template and Brown Field Template). Deploying Virtual Edge with CloudFormationInstructions on how to deploy a Virtual Edge with CloudFormation templates are described below. However, make sure to adhere to the prerequisite requirements prior to deployment. EC2 Instance TypesBandwidth throughput and the number of network interfaces must be considered when sizing the Velocloud Virtual Edge. The minimum number of network interfaces required is three (GE1, GE2, and GE3). Verify the Virtual Edge is Activated in the VMware SD-WAN OrchestratorOnce the instance is running in AWS and all information provided was correct, the Virtual Edge will reach out to the VMware SD-WAN Orcchestrator with the activation key, activate and perform the software update if needed (and reboot if upgraded). The typical deployment time is between three to four minutes.