VMware Validated Design Deployment for Management and Workload Consolidation (also referred to as the VMware Validated Design for Consolidated SDDC) provides step-by-step instructions for installing, configuring, and operating a software-defined data center (SDDC) based on the VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center.

VMware Validated Design Deployment for Management amd Workload Consolidation does not contain step-by-step instructions for performing all of the required post-configuration tasks because they often depend on customer requirements.

The VMware Validated Design Deployment for Management and Workload Consolidation document is intended for cloud architects, infrastructure administrators and cloud administrators who are familiar with and want to use VMware software to deploy in a short time and manage an SDDC that meets the requirements for capacity, scalability, backup and restore, and extensibility for disaster recovery support.

VMware Validated Design Deployment for Management and Workload Consolidation is compliant and validated with certain product versions. See VMware Validated Design Release Notes for more information about supported product versions.