We’re excited to announce that as of right now, August 28, 2023, VMware Cloud Flex Storage is mostly accessible for VMware Cloud Providers Supplier – SaaS companions (previously Managed Service Suppliers). The Cloud Providers Supplier – SaaS (CSP-SaaS) path to market permits companions to make use of VMware Software program-as-a-Service choices with out funding in their very own knowledge heart infrastructure, delivering managed providers on prime. CSP-SaaS companions can entry VMware Cloud Flex Storage via VMware Cloud Associate Navigator, which is our unified SaaS portal that permits suppliers to deploy SaaS choices and handle the end-to-end buyer lifecycle.
Digital transformation has accelerated the expansion and variety of knowledge varieties and storage necessities. To match the fast tempo of knowledge growth and heterogeneity, companies right now require extra versatile, scalable, and cost-effective options to retailer and handle their knowledge. As well as, as enterprises proceed to distribute their workloads throughout a number of cloud environments, there’s a rising want for uniform, easy and cost-effective methods to handle the information throughout the complete knowledge lifecycle. To extend operational effectivity, achieve agility and deal with exponential knowledge development, enterprises are leveraging cloud storage options wanted to speed up innovation.
VMware Cloud Flex Storage is for IT infrastructure and operations groups who want elevated flexibility and scalability, simplified operations, and diminished value for his or her rising storage necessities. VMware Cloud Flex Storage affords a scalable, elastic, and natively built-in storage service for VMware Cloud on AWS that’s totally managed by VMware and delivered with predictable cloud economics. It permits cloud providers suppliers to assist higher align cloud sources for his or her VMware Cloud on AWS prospects consistent with their functions and knowledge necessities. Companions can flexibly scale storage and compute independently of one another, simplify operations with an answer that’s simple to purchase, use and handle, and profit from an easy pay-as-you-go consumption mannequin. Companions who’ve prospects with storage-bound workloads can now provision storage on-demand to run their digital machines with out including hosts.
VMware Cloud Flex Storage is constructed on a mature, enterprise-class filesystem that has been developed and production-hardened over a few years. It’s the identical filesystem that has been backing VMware Cloud Catastrophe Restoration. It allows unbiased scaling of storage efficiency and capability and elastic adjustment of storage capability up or down as wanted, making this a multi-purpose file system that unlocks many use instances. Study extra right here and right here.
Cloud providers suppliers can use VMware Cloud Flex Storage to energy their VMware Cloud Director service and VMware Cloud on AWS multi-tenant resolution. Utilizing Cloud Director service, not solely can they effectively share their VMware Cloud on AWS atmosphere throughout a number of prospects or traces of companies, however they will additionally share Cloud Flex Storage to decrease their prices whereas enabling their prospects with a cloud like expertise. Click on right here to be taught extra about Cloud Director service.
New Area Help
VMware Cloud Flex Storage is now accessible in AWS Asia Pacific areas (Mumbai, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney). With this launch, VMware Cloud Flex Storage will probably be accessible in 17 AWS Areas. Companions can discover the present record of supported areas right here.
VMware Cloud Associate Navigator
Earlier than onboarding to VMware Cloud Associate Navigator, Cloud Providers Supplier – SaaS companions should have not less than one lively commit contract within the VMware Commerce Portal for VMware Cloud Flex Storage or one other SaaS service, a sound VMware ID related to an lively commit contract, and the receipt of the supplier group invitation e-mail. They may work with an aggregator to get began. Entry the end-to-end getting began information for Cloud Providers Supplier – SaaS companions right here.
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