VMware® Telco Cloud Automation has two component services: Telco Cloud Automation and HCX for Telco Cloud. The VMware HCX™ for Telco Cloud Deployment Guide describes how to plan for installation of these components and how to deploy them. It includes step-by-step installation and activation procedures.

Intended Audience

This information is for anyone who wants to deploy and activate the Telco Cloud Automation and HCX for Telco Cloud services. For information on how to use VMware Telco Cloud Automation, see the VMware Telco Cloud Automation User Guide.


Throughout this guide, the terms HCX and HCX Manager are used interchangeably for HCX for Telco Cloud except where specific references are required.

VMware Technical Publications Glossary

VMware Technical Publications provides a glossary of terms that might be unfamiliar to you. For definitions of terms used in the VMware technical documentation, go to http://www.vmware.com/support/pubs.