|[November 26, 2018]
Apps Associates to Offer Managed Services on VMware Cloud on AWS
Apps Associates LLC, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner specialized in
Oracle (News - Alert) on AWS workloads today announced it will provide customers a
managed services offering for VMware Cloud on AWS and has achieved the
VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency. VMware Cloud on AWS delivers
VMware's software-defined data center (SDDC) via the AWS Cloud, allowing
customers to run applications across operationally consistent VMware
vSphere-based private, public, and hybrid cloud environments, with
optimized access to a broad range of AWS services.
The VMware Cloud Provider Program MSP model is for partners that offer
managed services and consulting services, and includes tools, training,
and expertise required for partners to develop and deliver managed
services for VMware Cloud on AWS. The VMware Cloud on AWS Solution
Competency provides the sales and technical training partners needed to
help customers be successful with hybrid cloud solutions and services.
Apps Associates has been recognized for its proven experience,
processes, and tools to help customers cost-effectively plan and execute
the transition and management of complex Oracle environments on AWS
public cloud or hybrid and private cloud.
Sridhar Bogelli, CEO of Apps Associates, noted that "We are pleased to
become part of the VMware Cloud Provider Program which extends our
capability as a managed services and consulting firm to enable our
customers as they continue to invest in their cloud transformation
strategies. Many of these customers have legacy Oracle environments that
are integral to business operations and which are often highly
customized. VMware Cloud on AWS allows these customers to increase
agility, drive innovation, and reduce cost."
Public clouds enable customers to gain flexibility and speed to respond
to changing business needs, accelerate innovation, and align costs to
business requirements. Customers are also recognizing the benefit of
having public clouds integrate and work seamlessly with on-premises
infrastructure to ake advantage of existing teams, skill sets, tools,
VMware Cloud on AWS enables customers to add value to their business in
the AWS cloud, while maximizing their VMware investments, without the
need to buy new hardware or refactor applications.
Enterprise customers can work with partners such as Apps Associates to
be their trusted advisors as they move toward the emerging hybrid cloud
model. Apps Associates brings industry and technical expertise to
customers to help them quickly execute on their digital transformation
initiatives using VMware Cloud on AWS.
"We are pleased to see Apps Associates deliver a managed services
offering for VMware Cloud on AWS and achieve the new VMware Cloud on AWS
Solution Competency. With this, Apps Associates can help customers
accelerate cloud adoption and migration, modernize their data center
environments and increase IT efficiency," said Geoff Thompson, senior
director, Service Provider Programs, VMware. "VMware Cloud on AWS
provides a full VMware-based software-defined data center experience
extending from customers' on-premises environment to AWS, the world's
largest public cloud. The solution enables customers to eliminate
operational complexity by managing a hybrid cloud environment with
familiar VMware tools."
About VMware Cloud on AWS
Delivered, sold and supported by
VMware and its partners as an on-demand service, and running on Amazon
EC2 elastic, bare-metal infrastructure, VMware Cloud on AWS is powered
by VMware Cloud Foundation, the unified SDDC platform that integrates
vSphere, VMware vSAN and VMware NSX virtualization technologies. With
the same infrastructure and operational experience on-premises and in
the cloud, IT teams can quickly derive business value from use of the
AWS and VMware hybrid cloud experience. For more information on the
VMware Cloud on AWS partner ecosystem, visit: http://cloud.vmware.com/vmc-aws.
For more information on the VMware Partner Network and Solution
Competencies, please visit www.vmware.com.
About Apps Associates LLC
Apps Associates is a global IT
professional services firm offering solutions for Cloud, Analytics and
Integration. Our mission is focused on customer-centric services for
Oracle applications and technology which support the transformation to
cloud through competency, innovation and commitment to our clients and
associates. Apps Associates is an AWS Premier Consulting and Managed
Service Provider, Oracle Platinum Partner and a Salesforce Silver
Consulting Partner. Learn more about us at http://www.appsassociates.com.
VMware, VMware Cloud, vSphere, VMware Cloud Provider, Cloud
Foundation, vSAN, and NSX are registered trademarks or trademarks of
VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions.
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