VMware Validated Designs deliver holistic data center-level designs that span compute, storage, networking and management, defining the gold standard for how to deploy and configure the complete VMware SDDC stack in a wide range of use cases. VMware Validated Designs include detailed guidance that synthetizes with best practices on how to operate a VMware SDDC optimally.
VMware Validated Designs significantly simplify the lengthy and complicated design process and shorten provisioning cycles. With VMware Validated Designs, the implementation of a data center will take only 4-6 weeks instead of months.
Rigorously tested and continuously validated, VMware Validated Designs reduce uncertainty, possible errors and downtime in implementing and operating SDDC by providing interoperability and compatibility of all software components.
VMware Validated Designs provide detailed, step-by-step guidance to greatly reduce time spent on tasks like setting up monitoring and alerts, updating software patches, developing backup and restore procedures, and ensuring compliance with industry standards.
VMware Validated Designs are designed for scalability. With support for a broad set of use cases and diverse types of applications, they help IT respond faster to the needs of growing businesses.
With a holistic approach to the entire data center, VMware Validated Designs streamline and simplify the design process, ensuring integration and interoperability among all components in the SDDC.
Each design is developed by experts and rigorously tested and validated to provide successful deployment and efficient operations. Continuous interoperability testing helps a validated design stays valid as subsequent versions of components are released.
VMware Validated Designs provide an agile platform to achieve a wide variety of desired outcomes delivered by the SDDC, including microsegmentation, IT automation, Dev-Ops Ready IT and automated data center operations.
A complete set of VMware Validated Designs Documents include: Release Note, Solution Overview, Architecture Overview, Detailed Design, Planning and Preparation Guide, Deployment Guide, and Operational Guidance for operations such as Monitoring and Alerting, Backup and Restore, Security and Compliance, and Disaster Recovery.
When deploying VMware Validated Designs, you can choose to have an expert by your side. VMware Professional Services delivers the right expertise and collaboration for a rapid implementation of your SDDC architecture. Achieve faster value, increase business efficiency and improve end user productivity with our project assistance and knowledge transfer.
VMware is partnering with the most prestigious System Integrators to bring VVD to customers.
Through a rigorous process, VMware verifies and certifies that a SDDC design complies with the VVD specifications. Certified SDDC designs receive the "VMware Ready" stamp which gives customers a high level of assurance about the robustness of the solution based on those designs.
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