vCloud Director - End of Availability

VMware has announced the end of availability (“EOA”) of vCloud Director (vCD) for sale as standalone product effective September 30, 2013. However, vCloud Director 5.5 will still be available as part of vCloud Suite 5.5. vCloud Director 5.6 for Service Providers is also available for service provider customers that purchase VMware software through VSPP.

VMware will continue to offer technical support and maintenance services for vCloud Director product in line with our Enterprise Application Support Policy located here:

vCloud Director

End of Availability FAQs

When is end of availability effective for vCloud Director?

End of availability for vCloud Director as a standalone product is effective September 30, 2013.

Will vCloud Director be available with any other product?

Where is specific functionality being moved as part of this plan?

Any details on licensing or how a customer would get to this state?

Will any migration tools be available?

Yes, VMware will offer a product migration path that enables customers and partners to move from vCD to vRA and incorporate some functionality into their environment by upgrading to the latest version of the virtualization platform.