There has been a lot of excitement around the VMware and AWS partnership. The new service is touted as a way to leverage VMware’s software-defined data center technologies with the scalability, security, and cost effectiveness of AWS. But is it an ideal hosted cloud solution for all businesses? Not necessarily.
In this episode of SingleHoppy Hour, Ryan Hunt and Josh Williams, VP of Enterprise Sales and Engineering, break down the current VMware on AWS solution, as well as its best use cases. Which scenarios are ideally suited for it, and which would be better served on a Dedicated Private Cloud platform?
Watch the video below to see what they have to say.
Navigate this episode by topic:
- The value proposition for VMware on AWS. (1:10)
- What type of customer should be interested in this offering, and why? (2:03)
- Why it’s not a great fit for everyone, as well as the barriers of entry. (2:55)
- Do users have the ability to tie in other AWS features such as, Redshift and Lambda. (5:33)
- If this first iteration of VMware on AWS doesn’t fit your budget, what are the alternatives? (7:34)
- What’s missing? Managed services. (8:47)
- Will it aid in IT enablement? (11:56)
- What’s the future of VMware on AWS? (12:55)