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Use Case for VMC on AWS

  • 1.  Use Case for VMC on AWS

    Posted 01-30-2019 08:18 AM
    Just looking for some feedback on your use cases for VMC on AWS, and your experiences so far.

    The use cases l see so far are, DR, Compliancy requirements for ISO/GDPR, and in some cases test environments.

    I'd be interested in getting your thoughts and comments.






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    Tony
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  • 2.  RE: Use Case for VMC on AWS

    Posted 02-04-2019 03:21 PM
    There are several customers who are using VMWonAWS for DC migration and extension. Since HCX is free for VMWonAWS customers, this makes it a simple option for moving workloads with zero downtime. Testing is a great use case if you have the budget. I know of many customers who are migrating to VMWonAWS instead of replacing existing hardware. Another use case would be extending VMWonAWS to native AWS services such as RDS and S3.

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    Sean Lambert MBA
    Manager
    VMware
    Highland UT
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  • 3.  RE: Use Case for VMC on AWS

    Posted 02-13-2019 07:45 PM
    Presently, I have multiple VMware Cloud on AWS instances in multiple countries.

    Our use cases:
    • Acquisitions and moving new acquisitions into our environment and decommission the older data centers with technologies we do not want to add into our onprem ecosystem.
    • Migrating workloads from AZURE to VMC and leveraging a DevOPs model in VMC.
    • DR as a service, which we performed 3 planned DR failover/failback in 2018.
    • Demand management where we have an immediate SLA for deploying net new virtual machines and may not have immediate resources onprem
    • Extended environment for virtual machine that have unexpected growth IE month end processing
    • Recently, being able to deploy AWS native services in our VMC instances and even extending AWS native services back onprem via our direct connection to VMC.


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    Paul Bryant Global Architect
    Specialist/Staff
    Brink's Inc
    Fort Worth TX
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  • 4.  RE: Use Case for VMC on AWS

    Posted 02-14-2019 07:24 AM

    Thanks Paul,


    Can l ask why your migrating from Azure to AWS?



     





  • 5.  RE: Use Case for VMC on AWS

    Posted 02-14-2019 07:33 AM
    1. Granular VM sizing vs T-Shirt sizing of VM's
    2. VMC is a logical extension of our environment
    3. Performance which is based on testing performed in both clouds
    4. Cost - VMC even with additional licensing was cheaper than AZURE


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    Paul Bryant Global Architect
    Specialist/Staff
    Brink's Inc
    Fort Worth TX
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