NetApp Capabilities for AWS VMC

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Learn more about the capabilities that NetApp brings to the AWS VMware Cloud (VMC) - from NetApp as a guest connected storage device or a native datastore to migrating workflows, extending/bursting to the cloud, backup/restore and disaster recovery.

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Configuring VMC in AWS

As with on-premises, planning a cloud based virtualization environment is critical for a successful production-ready environment for creating VMs and migration.

As with on-premises, planning VMware Cloud on AWS is critical for a successful production-ready environment for creating VMs and migration.

This section describes how to set up and manage VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC and use it in combination with the available options for connecting NetApp storage.

Note In-guest storage is the only supported method of connecting FSx ONTAP and Cloud Volumes ONTAP to AWS VMC.

The setup process can be broken down into the following steps:

NetApp Storage Options for VMC

NetApp storage can be utilized in several ways - either as guess connected or as a native datastore - within AWS VMC.

Please visit Supported NetApp Storage Options for more information.

AWS supports NetApp storage in the following configurations:

Guest Connected Storage

Native Datastore

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