Learn about VMware Cloud on AWS

Learn about the technology behind VMware Cloud on AWS.  Read about the key features of this service, and listen to the experts talk about the technology and how it can help your business.

Technical Guide
Quick Start
Get started quickly with VMware Cloud on AWS by following this activity path.  Learn the basic concepts for each phase, and see demos of how to complete them.  
Last Updated: May 20, 2020

Solution

  • General

Type

  • Activity Path

Level

  • Intermediate

Category

  • Technical Guide
Feature Brief
Feature Briefs
Take a closer look at the features that make VMware Cloud on AWS such a unique offering.  Learn about the ways this service has been designed to assure availability, simplify management, and allow for seamless hybrid operation and migration to the cloud.
Last Updated: April 20, 2020

Level

  • Overview

Category

  • Feature Brief
Cloud Field Day
Cloud Field Day brings together the best independent thought leaders in enterprise cloud to discuss pressing issues and technology advancements with key companies in the space.  
Last Updated: April 28, 2020

Level

  • Intermediate
Technical Overview
VMware Cloud on AWS Unplugged
The VMware Cloud on AWS Unplugged Podcast gives you all the latest and greatest information to help accelerate your cloud migration journey. We host 1:1 discussions with VMware experts about topics ranging from VMware Cloud on AWS overview, key features and capabilities, product strategy and roadmap, tech tips for cloud migration, how the cloud economics work and much more.
Last Updated: May 21, 2020

Solution

  • General

Type

  • Podcast

Level

  • Overview
  • Intermediate

Category

  • Technical Overview
Technical Guide
VMware Cloud on AWS Hands-on Labs
Learn more about VMware Cloud on AWS by taking a Hands-on Lab (HOL).  See the service in action as you go through tasks such as deployment and setup of a software-defined data center (SDDC), and configuration for specific use cases such as cloud migration and virtual desktops
Last Updated: April 16, 2020

Solution

  • Cloud Migration
  • Datacenter Extension
  • Disaster Recovery
  • General
  • VDI

Type

  • Demo
  • Hands-on Lab

Level

  • Overview
  • Intermediate

Category

  • Technical Guide
  • Technical Walkthrough

Technology

  • AWS Services
  • Compute
  • Networking
  • SDDC
  • Security
  • Storage

Phase

  • Deploy
  • Manage
  • Migrate
External Content
Get Started with VMware Cloud on AWS
Looking for a quick way to get started with VMware Cloud on AWS? Purchase online and start your hybrid cloud journey today
Last Updated: June 23, 2020

Use Cases

Explore the use cases that VMware Cloud on AWS can solve

Cloud Migration
Rapidly and easily migrate VMware vSphere-based workloads to the cloud with VMware Cloudon AWS. Leverage familiar VMware tools and skillsets to accelerate cloud migrations, and reduce the risk and cost of cloud migrations compared to alternatives that require conversions or re-architecture.

Solution

  • Cloud Migration

Category

  • Technical Overview

Phase

  • Migrate
Data Center Extension
Easily extend your footprint into the cloud and get VMware-consistent, enterprise-grade environments in the AWS cloud in a fast and cost-effective way with VMware Cloud on AWS.

Solution

  • Datacenter Extension

Level

  • Overview

Category

  • Technical Overview

Phase

  • Migrate
Virtual Desktops with VMware Cloud on AWS
VMware Horizonfor VMware Cloudon AWS delivers a seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud for virtual desktops and applications. It combines the enterprise capabilities of the VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), delivered as a service on AWS, with the market-leading capabilities of VMware Horizon for a simple, secure, and scalable solution.

Solution

  • VDI

Level

  • Overview

Category

  • Technical Overview
Disaster Recovery with VMware Cloud on AWS
Easily deliver business continuity with VMware Site Recovery, on-demand disaster recovery as a service optimized for VMware Cloud on AWS. Accelerate time-to-protection, simplify disaster recovery operations, and reduce secondary site costs with cloud economics, while providing a secondary site that is operationally consistent with your VMware data center.

Solution

  • Disaster Recovery

Level

  • Overview

Category

  • Technical Overview

Phase

  • Deploy
  • Manage
Enterprise Applications for VMware Cloud on AWS
Built on the proven VMware software-defined datacenter foundation, VMware Cloud on AWS has the power to run your enterprise applications. The resources on this page will help you with getting ready for production deployments.

Level

  • Intermediate
Kubernetes Solutions on VMware Cloud on AWS
With VMware Cloud on AWS, customerscan run, monitor, and manage theirKubernetesclustersand virtual machines - all on the same infrastructure. VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid provides a consistent, upstream-compatibledistributionof Kubernetes, that is tested, signed, and supported by VMware. Tanzu Kubernetes Grid is central to many of the offerings in the VMware Tanzu portfolio.

Solution

  • App Modernization

Level

  • Overview

Category

  • Technical Overview

Technology

  • Kubernetes

In-depth materials

When you are ready to dive deeper into VMware Cloud on AWS, take a look at these more advanced resources

Technical Guide
VMware Cloud: An Architectural Guide
The technical details you need in order to successfully design your VMware Cloud deployment. Learn about the key components of a Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), how it is architected for cloud, and options available to taylor an SDDC to your specific needs.  
Last Updated: April 22, 2020

Solution

  • General

Type

  • Activity Path

Level

  • Advanced

Category

  • Technical Guide
Technical Guide
VMware Cloud: A Design Guide
The starting point for successfully designing your VMware Cloud on AWS deployment. Discover the key considerations for designing at both small and large scales, strategies for planning an implementation, and how to tailor the solution to meet the business needs of your specific organization.
Last Updated: May 19, 2020

Solution

  • General

Type

  • Activity Path

Level

  • Advanced

Category

  • Technical Guide
Tools and References
This page has links to important tools and references that you'll need as you plan your VMware Cloud on AWS deployment.
Last Updated: May 29, 2020

Level

  • Intermediate

Latest Content

August 11, 2020
Demo Appliance for Tanzu Kubernetes Grid - Workshop Guide
Read More

Solution

  • App Modernization

Type

  • Document

Level

  • Intermediate

Category

  • Technical Guide

Technology

  • Kubernetes
August 11, 2020
VMware Tanzu Mission Control
Start Lab

Solution

  • App Modernization

Type

  • Hands-on Lab

Level

  • Overview

Technology

  • Kubernetes
August 11, 2020
Kubernetes and VMware Cloud on AWS
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Solution

  • App Modernization

Level

  • Overview

Category

  • Technical Overview

Technology

  • Kubernetes
August 11, 2020
Demo Appliance for Tanzu Kubernetes Grid - Prerequisites
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Solution

  • App Modernization

Type

  • Document

Level

  • Intermediate

Category

  • Technical Guide

Technology

  • Kubernetes
August 04, 2020
VMware HCX - Getting Started with Cross-Cloud Mobility
Start Lab

Solution

  • Cloud Migration

Type

  • Hands-on Lab

Level

  • Intermediate

Category

  • Technical Walkthrough
August 04, 2020
External Content
Cloud Migration: Total Cost of Ownership
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Solution

  • Cloud Migration

Type

  • Document

Level

  • Overview
August 04, 2020
External Content
Data Center Extension: Total Cost of Ownership
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Solution

  • Datacenter Extension

Type

  • Document

Level

  • Overview
August 04, 2020
VMware Cloud on AWS: VMware Cloud Marketplace
Start Lab

Solution

  • General

Type

  • Hands-on Lab

Level

  • Overview

Category

  • Technical Walkthrough
August 04, 2020
VMware Cloud on AWS: Key Use Cases - Cloud Migration
Start Lab

Solution

  • Cloud Migration

Type

  • Hands-on Lab

Level

  • Intermediate

Category

  • Technical Guide
August 04, 2020
VMware Cloud on AWS: Getting Started
Start Lab

Solution

  • Cloud Migration
  • Datacenter Extension
  • Disaster Recovery
  • General

Type

  • Hands-on Lab

Level

  • Intermediate

Category

  • Technical Guide
August 04, 2020
VMware Cloud on AWS: Fundamentals
Start Lab

Solution

  • General

Type

  • Hands-on Lab

Level

  • Overview

Category

  • Technical Walkthrough
July 31, 2020
External Content
Practitioners Quick Reference Guide for Data Center Extension
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Solution

  • Datacenter Extension

Type

  • Document

Level

  • Overview