VMware Cloud on AWS for Newbies

Start Date:11/7/2019

Start Time:10:00 AM PST

Duration:45 minutes


This introductory session is perfect for anyone considering VMware Cloud on AWS, the relatively new cloud platform released by VMware.

Our expert speakers from Faction and VMware will cover high level business topics like dominant use cases, economics and pricing, and purchasing vehicles. We will also give you an overview of technical concepts including:

  • VMware Cloud Foundation,
  • Software Defined Data Centers,
  • Hybrid Networking
  • How you can easily extend your environment with native AWS services

We feel confident that this webinar will give you the basic knowledge you need to make more informed business and technical decisions as you plan your future with VMware Cloud on AWS.

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Matt Wallace


As CTO, Matt is responsible for product development, managed and professional services, and architecting Faction’s cloud infrastructure offerings. Prior to Faction, Matt has worked 20 years in technology in roles at both startups and Fortune 500 companies, including leadership roles at Level 3 Communications, ViaWest, Exodus Communications, and others. Matt is the co-author of Securing the Virtual Environment: How to Defend the Enterprise Against Attack, one of the first books to holistically address cloud security concerns. Matt attended the University of California at Santa Cruz and is an Official Member of the Forbes Technology Council.

Harold Simon

Harold Simon is a Staff Cloud Architect in VMware’s Partner Strategy and Architecture team and has been with VMware for 5 years. For the past 4 years, he has worked with some of the top VCPP and Solutions Provider partners around the globe. Prior to this role, Harold was a member of VMware Professional Services where he consulted with multiple Enterprise level customers designing and deploying vRealize Automation solutions for private cloud implementations, consuming on-premises as well as public cloud endpoints. Harold has been a speaker at VMware US and Europe over the last 3 years and has authored whitepapers and blogs for the VMware Cloud Architecture Toolkit. He holds several certifications including VCDX on Datacenter and Cloud, TOGAF 9, AWS Solutions Architect – Associate and ITIL v3 and is a VMware Office of the CTO Ambassador.
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