Deliver a Unified Infrastructure to Bridge the Gap between Private and Public Clouds


Businesses are increasingly being tasked with moving their infrastructure to the cloud to reap the benefits of faster provisioning, flexible architecture, reduced costs and many other business needs. However, this transition can seem fraught with difficulties.

VMware Cloud on AWS is the fastest path to hybrid cloud, delivering a unified infrastructure that bridges the gap between private and public clouds.

It is a jointly engineered solution that extends on-premises vSphere environments to a VMware SDDC running on Amazon EC2 elastic, bare-metal infrastructure.

VMware Cloud on AWS can be further enhanced by using add-on services such as:

Cloud Services Providers – SaaS (formerly Managed Service Providers) can easily deploy, provision and manage VMware multi-cloud offerings and the customer lifecycle through VMware Cloud Partner Navigator.

VMware Cloud on AWS and its add-ons are also available through AWS Resell. AWS Resell for Cloud Service Providers – SaaS partners allows VMware’s partners to purchase VMware Cloud on AWS and add-on services like VMware Cloud Director service, VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery, vRealize Automation Cloud, vRealize Log Insight Cloud, vRealize Operations Cloud and vRealize Network Insight Cloud through Amazon Web Services.

Eliminate End Customer Challenges

Cloud Services Providers -SaaS partners’ end customers typically face the below challenges that they need to solve for:

Leverage Existing Skillsets

Customers are often unable to leverage existing skillsets and tools and may face difficulty training their IT staff

Re-architect Applications

Customers may face challenges with re-architecting applications to allow for agile development

Agile Cloud Transition

Customers need to account for the difference in operation models, established governance, availability, security and control policies

Leverage Native Services

Customer’s inability to extend enterprise applications natively could pose a challenge

VMware Cloud on AWS Use Cases

Cloud partners can make the transition easy for customers who want to move to the cloud. There are a wide range of necessary assets that partners manage and control that ensure a smooth transition.

Data Center Extension

  • Footprint expansion/ On-demand capacity
  • Virtual desktops and published apps
  • Test/ Dev

Disaster Recovery

  • New disaster recovery
  • Replace existing disaster recovery
  • Complement existing disaster recovery

Cloud Migrations

  • Application specific
  • Data center wide
  • Infrastructure refresh

Next-Generation Apps

  • Application modernization
  • New application build-out
  • Hybrid applications

VMware Cloud on AWS Resources

CSP-SaaS & Cloud Partner Navigator Handbooks

Getting Started with Cloud Partner Navigator

Partner Connect Program Guide

Cloud Services Provider – SaaS and Navigator Handbooks

Cloud Services Provider - SaaS End-to-End Getting Started Guide

Cloud Services Provider - SaaS Handbooks

Using Cloud Partner Navigator

CSP-SaaS VMware Cloud on AWS Operations Handbook

Cloud Services Provider - SaaS Pricing Guide

VMware Cloud Provider Commerce Portal Documentation

Solution Brief

VMware Cloud on AWS - Solution Brief

MSP Case Studies

Faction Case Study

Effectual Case Study

RoundTower Case Study

Triple S Case Study


vRealize AWS Resell FAQ

VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery via AWS Strategic Resell FAQ

VMware Cloud on AWS via AWS Strategic Resell FAQ

VMware Cloud on AWS Product FAQ


VMware Cloud on AWS Blog site

Useful Links

Getting Started with VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS Resources

VMware Cloud on AWS - Product Documentation

VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Connect Page


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