VMware Validated Design Architecture for VMware Validated Design™ Remote Office and Branch Office contains a validated model of the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) for remote office and branch office (ROBO) locations, and provides a detailed design of each of the management components in the remote office and branch office Software-Defined Data Center (ROBO SDDC) stack.

Architecture Overview discusses the building blocks and main principles of each ROBO SDDC management layer. Detailed Design provides the available design options according to the design objective, and a set of design decisions to justify selecting the path for building each ROBO SDDC component.

Required VMware Software

VMware Validated Design Architecture and Design is compliant and validated with certain product versions. See VMware Validated Design Release Notes for more information about supported product versions.

Intended Audience

VMware Validated Design Architecture and Design is intended for cloud architects, infrastructure administrators and cloud administrators who are familiar with and want to use VMware software to deploy in a short time and manage an SDDC that meets the requirements for capacity, scalability and backup and restore.