The Introducing VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center guide provides directions on using the content of VMware Validated Design™ for Software-Defined Data Center. The guide also contains a high-level overview of the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) design supported in this VMware Validated Design version.

Introducing VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center focuses on providing guidance about using the VMware Validated Design and includes the following information:

Design objectives

Document structure and purpose

Supported VMware product versions

SDDC design overview

Introducing VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center is intended for cloud architects, infrastructure administrators, cloud administrators and cloud operators who want to get familiar with VMware Validated Design to deploy and manage an SDDC that meets the requirements for capacity, scalability, business continuity and disaster recovery.

Introducing VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center is compliant and validated with certain product versions. See VMware Validated Design Release Notes for more information about supported product versions