Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Global enterprise software leader VMware on Tuesday announced the availability of VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in India.
VMware Cloud on AWS, e-tailer Amazon’s Cloud arm, would deliver a ubiquitous digital foundation to support customers’ and partners’ digital transformation, the company said in a statement.
With the addition of the AWS Asia Pacific (Mumbai) region, VMware Cloud on AWS is now available in 14 regions globally.
VMware Cloud on AWS is available in early access in India, with expected general availability by the end of May.
“We have seen a lot of interest from Indian customers for VMware Cloud on AWS to help with their digital transformation,” said Arun Parameswaran, Vice President, VMware India.
“The availability of the solution in country will give them an opportunity to use the fastest and most seamless way to deploy and operate hybrid clouds with VMware,” he added.
VMware Cloud on AWS is powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, the unified VMware SDDC platform.
Jointly engineered by VMware and AWS, this on-demand service runs on Amazon EC2 dedicated, elastic, bare-metal infrastructure, and provides optimised access to AWS services and robust disaster protection.
“VMware Cloud on AWS will enable users to reduce the cost and effort associated with migrating applications to the cloud,” said Navdeep Manaktala, Head of Business Development, Amazon Internet Services Private Limited (AISPL).
AWS is hosting its India summit in Mumbai on May 14-15.
The VMware Cloud on AWS platform is for anyone who is looking to move workload whether temporary or permanent, with maximum flexibility in how they craft their architecture.
A broad range of global customers are already using VMware Cloud on AWS around the world, across industries such as transportation, healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, oil and gas, government, education, professional services and technology.
“We have a great partnership with AWS as a managed service provider and have a deep understanding of delivering VMware technologies,” said Nitin Mishra, Senior Vice President and Chief Product Officer, NTT Com-Netmagic.