VMware HCX is available as an add-on service in VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud environments.

Note: For VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud, HCX complies with the FedRAMP High baseline requirements. Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that promotes the adoption of secure cloud services across the federal government by providing a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.

HCX for VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud supports the same services and features as HCX for VMware Cloud on AWS. For information regarding supported HCX services, see HCX Services for VMware Cloud on AWS. HCX WAN Optimization and OS Assisted Migration services are not supported.

After activating HCX from the VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud console, the HCX Cloud Manager components are deployed and the HCX plug-in is available in the vSphere Client. Refer to Installing the HCX Manager Appliance for more detail.