The Cloud Management Platform (CMP) is the primary consumption portal for the entire Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Within the SDDC, you use vRealize Automation to author, administer, and consume VM templates and blueprints. 

The Cloud Management Platform layer delivers the following multi-platform and multi-vendor cloud services.

  • Comprehensive and purpose-built capabilities to provide standardized resources to global customers in a short time span.

  • Multi-platform and multi-vendor delivery methods that integrate with existing enterprise management systems.

  • Central user-centric and business-aware governance for all physical, virtual, private, and public cloud services.

  • Architecture that meets customer and business needs, and is extensible.