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August 10, 2021

VMWare Cloud on AWS-based DR as a Service Solution

VMware Cloud on AWS based DR as a Service Solution


Business Needs

Following BREXIT, 888 Holdings had to move its DC from Gibraltar to Ireland (change of regulations for gambling online)
888 Holdings has been required by the Regulator to prove its DR capabilities.
Infrastructure must ensure business continuity.



The requirement to re-architect the networking & databases components.
Limited timeframe for DR site establishment was defined by the Regulator.
Migration of firewall rules from NSX-V to NSX-T.
Replication of massive production SQL databases using vSphere Replication.
Introduction to new technologies (AWS DirectConnect).


Solutions & Technologies Used
Business Partner: VMware
VMware VMC – VMware on AWS Hybrid cloud extension, linked to AWS native.
VMware vSphere Replication.
NSX (networking and security).
VMware VSAN.
AWS DirectConnect.
VMware SRM.



VMware proven technologies and TeraSky professional services expertise have allowed 888 Holdings to achieve The Regulator requirements for DR within the demanded timeframe.


DR as-a-service (DRaaS) was established in a month period, despite the technical challenges.
The customer could meet local regulations deadlines – time to market has been achieved compared to alternatives.


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