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VMware Cloud on AWS brings VMware’s enterprise class software-defined datacentre to Amazon Web Services cloud platform. This enables you to run applications across vSphere-based private, public and hybrid cloud environments. Softcat supports you with this on-demand service, providing advice and technical expertise to get it integrated and working efficiently for you as a hybrid cloud.
Introduction to VMWare Cloud on AWS
VMWare Cloud on AWS Overview
Softcat VMWare Cloud on AWS launch
Using VMware Cloud (VMC) services, which have been based on VMware VCF technologies; allows organisations to seamlessly extend their datacentre to the public cloud. As well as being able to access the software-defined datacentre stack as a managed service from VMware, organisations can integrate the many cloud services available from the hyperscale providers such as AWS, Azure and Google. Here at Softcat we can support with defining a Hybrid Cloud strategy via our go to cloud workshop and assessments.Book a VMware Cloud workshop
The VMware vRealize suite allows your organisation to take advantage of Operational Management, Automation, Insight and Hybrid Cloud Optimisation. The suite provides comprehensive visibility, pro-active data insight and controls that extend from the datacentre to the cloud. Here at Softcat we can help define where the suite of tools can be relevant to you to help you improve how you manage and optimise your VMware Hybrid Cloud strategy.VRealize Automation
vRealize Automation provides the ability to automate the delivery of infrastructure, applications and services.Book a VMware Cloud workshop
vRealize Log Insight provides highly-scalable log management, interactive dashboards, detailed analytics and supports broad third party tools.Book a VMware Cloud workshop
vRealize Operations provide operations management, performance management and detailed visibility across both physical and virtual infrastructure.Book a VMware Cloud workshop
vRealize Business for cloud provides cloud costing, consumption analysis and comparison for those looking at a hybrid cloud strategy.Book a VMware Cloud workshop
Organistion's using VMware’s software-defined datacentre with Cloud Foundation have access to vSphere, NSX and vSan technologies delivering fully converged virtualised infrastructure architecture; both on-premises and VMware Cloud. Here at Softcat our datacentre specialists can support you with your datacentre strategy.VSphere
vSphere has the server virtualisation technology that delivers the platform to host compute services.Book a VMware Cloud workshop
vSAN provides an enterprise-class all-flash storage solution to support a hyper-converged infrastructure.Book a VMware Cloud workshop
NSX provides the datacentre access to a network virtualisation platform to create a true Software-Defined Datacentre (SDDC) model.Book a VMware Cloud workshop
VMware Cloud on AWS harnesses the range of existing VMware technology components from the software-defined datacentre. We work with this suite to fit with your specifications, providing a solution that meets your requirements. vCenter bridges the on-premises cloud platform to give a single view of the estate; vSphere provides dedicated compute and support for VMs and vSan provides the storage, with NSX offering networking and security. This gives you a fully managed, upgraded and patched software-defined datacentre experience.
VMware Cloud on AWS is fully managed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by VMWare, providing high availability, incident management, data recovery, change management, patching and security monitoring. We additionally provide VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Extension, which delivers seamless app mobility from on-premises to VMware Cloud on AWS and allows you to add on-site recovery manager capability for disaster recovery functionality.
VMware Cloud on AWS provides simple yet flexible licensing options to consume VMware’s powerful software capabilities and AWS’ elastic, bare-metal infrastructure as a combined offering. It can be purchased on-demand, or as a one or three-year subscription, where the reserved options can prove up to around 50% cheaper over the three-year period. VMware also provides hybrid loyalty discounts to customers who have already invested in vSphere, NSX and vSan technologies.
Softcat has developed a strong relationship with VMware and our specialist technical teams are highly experienced in delivering bespoke end-to-end solutions, with expertise spanning every VMware technology. VMware Cloud on AWS allows a flexible, agile and reliable solution designed to maximise the speed and efficiency of a hybrid cloud. Softcat’s technical advice and expertise ensure that these benefits are fully realised to achieve an efficient, on-demand software-defined datacentre.
Global award for Transform Network and Security
VMware Cloud on AWS early adopter
1 of 2 VMware on AWS partners in the UK
In-house pre-sales team