The Cross Cloud Mobility for VMware Cloud Foundation validated solution has objectives to deliver prescriptive content about the solution so that it is fast to deploy and is suitable for use in production environments.

VMware Validated Solution Objective


Main objective

Provide the ability to move business workloads between an on-premises platform to a VMware Cloud platform.

VMware Cloud Foundation architecture support

  • vSAN ReadyNodes

    • Standard

  • Dell VxRail Nodes

    • Standard

For questions related to consolidated architecture support, see Frequently Asked Questions - Cross Cloud Mobility for VMware Cloud Foundation.

Workload domain type support

  • Virtual infrastructure (VI) workload domain

Scope of implementation

  • Configuration of solution components:

    • VMware Cloud on AWS

    • VMware HCX

  • Installation and configuration of solution components:

    • VMware HCX Connector

  • Configuration of VMware Cloud Foundation components:

    • vCenter Server

    • NSX Manager

Scope of guidance

  • Detailed design for the solution components.

  • Implementation guidance for the solution components.

  • Operational guidance for the solution components, such as operational verification, password management, and certificate management.

  • Solution interoperability with other solution components, such as monitoring and alerting, data protection, and life cycle management.

Cloud type

Hybrid Cloud

Authentication, authorization, and access control

  • Use of roles for least-privilege access control.

  • Use of service accounts and least-privilege access control for solution integration.

Certificate signing

Certificates are signed by a certificate authority (CA) that consists of a root and intermediate certificate authority layers.