VMC on AWS
VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services brings the VMware cloud stack (vSphere, vSAN and NSX-T) to AWS bare-metal servers. Amazon Web Services is one of the biggest cloud providers, providing tons of services, ranging from managed databases and virtual machines to quantum computing and much more.
Software Defined Datacenter
A Software Defined Datacenter is a number of hosts (cluster), deployed and configured with ESXi, vCenter for management, vSAN for storage and NSX-T for networking.
- An account created under the organization
- You pay us, we pay AWS*
- Extra support is available**
*: For hourly billing, you will have to pay for at least two weeks up-front to us. We will then pay hourly to AWS, and any funds you do not use, you can use in the future. Alternatively, you can get a refund of the unused funds, which will be send back as soon as possible once the customer requests, but the customer's access will be revoked.
**: Additional support may come with extra fees.
*: Additional fees may be charged, for example for additional technical support, this will always be discussed with the customer.
- Hourly rate i3.metal: $8-$10 an hour for a single-node SDDC (depending on region), $10-$12 an hour per host for a multi-node SDDC (depending on region)
- Hourly rate i3en.metal: $20-$22 an hour per host for a multi-node SDDC (depending on region and availability)
- VMware Cloud on AWS usually requires special billing that you have to get a quote for. If you want to use a credit card, there is a quite significant initial deposit that not everyone who wants to learn VMware Cloud on AWS can afford. With us, you can get a SDDC with hourly billing, that you can use for demos, learning and other use-cases.