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VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services is now IRAP assessed

VMware | August 16, 2021

VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been tested by an information security registered assessors program (IRAP) against information security manual (ISM) protected controls.

Computer software company VMware says the assessment covers the VMware Cloud on AWS, a jointly-engineered service from AWS and VMware.

The VMware Cloud on AWS assessment can unlock further transformation within government by enabling customers to migrate apps rapidly, scale resources up or down based on demand, deliver resources for new remote work initiatives, and drive app modernisation strategies.

“It’s critical that the public sector not only has access to technology and services to enable transformation, but that they have confidence in its security in order to maintain data safety and meet compliance requirements. We are continuously innovating to help our customers meet their business needs,” explains VMware Australia and New Zealand senior director cloud Mike Reddie.
“We’re pleased that our IRAP protected status will further broaden access to VMware Cloud on AWS, to support public sector customers in delivering flexible, resilient digital citizen services,” Reddie says.

VMware Cloud on AWS delivers an integrated hybrid cloud solution that extends on-premises vSphere environments to a VMware software-defined data centre (vSphere, vSAN, and NSX Data Centre) running on Amazon elastic compute cloud (Amazon EC2) elastic, bare-metal infrastructure.

The service is fully-integrated as part of AWS and optimised with AWS services. The assessed service provides public sector customers the opportunity to accelerate their cloud migration and support business resiliency while maintaining operational consistency with their on-prem environments.

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