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Third-party Virtual Appliances

What is Third-party Virtual Appliance, and where it is used in AWS Cloud ??

Third-party virtual appliances: The pre-configured virtual machines images, that are provided by third-party venders and are ready to deploy in virtual environments are called "This-party virtual appliances".

Virtual environments can be VMware, Hyper-V, VirtualBox, or cloud platforms like AWS, Azure and Google cloud Platform.

Virtual appliances are designed for various purposes like application delivery, monitoring, networking or security.
For example virtual image that have specific service like pre-installed and configured service for security that can be deploy in any virtual env.

Third-party virtual appliances provide ready to use solutions for various problems. Some examples of third-party virtual appliances are firewall appliances by Cisco, Database appliances from Oracle etc.

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