The Introducing Security and Compliance for VMware Cloud Foundation document provides general guidance for organizations that are considering VMware solutions to help them address on-premise compliance requirements. This document is a building block of the Compliance Kit for VMware Cloud Foundation.

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This document is intended to provide general guidance for organizations that are considering VMware solutions to help them address on-premise compliance requirements. The information contained in this document is for educational and informational purposes only. This document is not intended to provide regulatory advice and is provided “AS IS”. VMware makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained herein. Organizations should engage appropriate legal, business, technical, and audit expertise within their specific organization for review of regulatory compliance requirements.

Intended Audience

Introducing Security and Compliance for VMware Cloud Foundation is intended for cloud architects, infrastructure administrators, and cloud administrators. Familiarity with VMware software is required. This guide introduces security and compliance as it relates to the VMware Cloud Foundation.

Required VMware Software

The Introducing Security and Compliance for VMware Cloud Foundation document builds on top of VMware Cloud Foundation and is specific to the standard architecture model of VMware Cloud Foundation.

The products included in this compliance kit cover selected products from the VMware Cloud Foundation 4.2 bill-of-materials:

  • VMware ESXi™

  • VMware vCenter Server®

  • VMware vSAN™

  • VMware NSX-T™ Data Center

  • VMware Cloud Foundation™ SDDC Manager™

See VMware Cloud Foundation Release Notes for more information about supported product versions.