Drive Consistency in Your SDDC Deployment

Deploy a data center quickly without engaging in design work and product research. Get comprehensive blueprints and documentation to automate provisioning of on-premises workloads, hybrid workloads and containers with VMware Cloud Foundation.
Frictionless Path to SDDC

Frictionless Path to SDDC

Reduce the risks involved with software-defined data center (SDDC) deployments and operations. These rigorously tested and continuously validated blueprints provide step-by-step guidance.

Streamlined Planning & Preparation

Streamlined Planning & Preparation

Seamlessly deploy and manage VMware Cloud Foundation with designs that enhance scalability and support a wide range of scenarios and applications.

VMware Validated Design Related Products

Explore our family of solutions for data center designs that span compute, storage, networking and management.

VMware Cloud Foundation

Hybrid cloud platform


Flash-optimized, vSphere-native storage

vRealize Cloud Universal

SaaS management suite


Server virtualization software

NSX Data Center

Network and security virtualization platform

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about VMware Validated Design.

You can find in-depth VMware Validated Design documentation, including guides for planning, preparation and deployment, on our Docs site here.

Anyone ready to deploy a private cloud based on a VMware Cloud Foundation and software-defined data center architecture should consider using VMware Validated Design architecture to improve operational efficiency.

VMware Validated Design 6.2 has been built and integrated into VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2.

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Customer Success with Software-Defined Architecture

Customer Success with Software-Defined Architecture

Hear from customers across a wide variety of industries on how they leverage the software-defined, standardized architecture and flexible deployment options of VMware Cloud Foundation.

Get Started with VMware Validated Design

Get Started with VMware Validated Design

Access planning and preparation workbooks, workload domain guidance and more.

New in VMware Validated Design

New in VMware Validated Design

Get in-depth information specific to the latest VVD release, including dual region design and deployment for virtual infrastructure components. 

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