The VMware Cloud Provider Stack (VCPS) Architecture Guide provides an overview of the architecture and design of the VCPS solution.

The VCPS architecture and design is based on the VMware Validated Design (VVD) and the similarities to the VVD architecture and design are listed where applicable. This document includes links to the VVD content wherever the details are applicable as is to VCPS also.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for VMware partners and Cloud Providers (CPs) who want to deploy the VCPS as an SDDC solution for their customers. The information in this guide will also be of interest to VCPS and SDDC cloud architects, cloud solution engineers, and infrastructure administrators. You must be familiar with virtual machine technology, Windows or Linux system administration, and data center operations.