UOB adopts VMware Cloud on AWS for hybrid infrastructure

VMware and AWS
VMware and AWS

VMware has announced that United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is the first organisation in Southeast Asia to adopt VMware Cloud on AWS. Armed with these new capabilities, UOB will use VMware Cloud on AWS to support its digital innovation journey as it fast-tracks innovation and application development.

Adhunik Chug, Head of Group Shared Infrastructure Services, Group Technology and Operations, UOB, said, “As we continue to develop and to implement services and solutions to enhance our customers’ banking experiences, it is important that we have the capability to be agile without compromising on security. VMware Cloud on AWS enables us to build our innovation platform on the cloud while maintaining our robust security standards. We are pleased to be the first company in Southeast Asia to use this integrated solution to power our innovation drive.”    

Based on VMware Cloud Foundation, this hybrid cloud service delivers consistent infrastructure and simplified operations from the data center to the cloud, enabling customers to seamlessly migrate to the cloud, scale on demand and deliver on next-generation application strategies.

Jointly engineered by VMware and AWS in compliance with UOB’s strict security requirements, the platform enables applications deployed in this environment to benefit from robust disaster protection and optimized access to AWS’ wide range of services. It also reduces the cost and effort associated with migrating applications to the cloud by delivering infrastructure and operations that are consistent with those deployed within customer data centers, and extending tools, processes, and practices proven to support the most demanding applications. 

“UOB joins a fast-growing global community of customers migrating VMware-based workloads to the cloud. We are confident and committed to support UOB’s digital innovation drive,” said Sanjay K Deshmukh, vice president and managing director, Southeast Asia and Korea, VMware. “VMware Cloud on AWS provides a fast and cost-effective way to migrate mission-critical applications, or even entire data centers, to the cloud. Once in the cloud, we provide the industry-leading Software-Defined Data Center capabilities of VMware, coupled with the elasticity, breadth, and depth of AWS infrastructure and services, making it the ideal platform for modern applications,” Deshmukh added.