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VMware: Is VMware Cloud on AWS a private Cloud?! Convince your CISO/BISO

VMware: Is VMware Cloud on AWS a private Cloud?! Convince your CISO/BISO

Since VMware and Amazon Webservices announced their partnership last year cloud seems to be more accessible to everyone of us. With this years VMworld VMware revealed more and more details on how this construct is working. So I asked myself how will the discussions run with the CISOs and BISOs out there. How could we convince them that this product and the provider will keep our data save. This article should help you to stock your pile of arguments.

What is VMware Cloud on AWS?

First thing everyone of us should have a look at is the the NIST Definition of Cloud Computing

It is the quasi standard document on cloud definition.

We will in this case only pick the “Private Cloud” definition. We all know for sure that the “Public cloud” definition will fit. If you would like to know more on how VMware build “VMware Cloud on AWS” just read my last deep dive article. I will refer to some of the knowledge there. So let us take the definition and split the single passages to see if they fit into VMware Cloud on AWS.

Read the entire article here, Is VMware Cloud on AWS a private Cloud?! Convince your CISO/BISO

Via the fine folks at VMware!

VMware VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable businesses to thrive in the Cloud Era. Customers rely on VMware to help them transform the way they build, deliver and consume Information Technology resources in a manner that is evolutionary and based on their specific needs. With 2013 revenues of $5.21 billion, VMware has more than 500,000 customers and 75,000 partners. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout the world and can be found online at www.vmware.com.

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