The cloud management layer in the Consolidated SDDC enables you to deliver tenants with automated workload provisioning by using a self-service portal.

Table 1. Cloud Management Design Details in Consolidated SDDC

Design Attribute


Software components

  • vRealize Automation

  • Embedded vRealize Orchestrator

  • vRealize Business

Deployment model of vRealize Automation

Distributed deployment with support for vSphere endpoints by using vSphere Proxy Agent virtual machines.

You install the vRealize Automation components on multiple machines.

High availability and load balancing



  • vCenter Server for the consolidated cluster

  • NSX Manager for the consolidated cluster

Blueprint configuration

Single-machine blueprints


A single tenant company called Rainpole

Fabric groups

One fabric group with all resources in the consolidated cluster assigned

Business groups

According to the internal structure and workload configuration of your organization. Allocate business groups for separate business units, for example, for development and production.

Figure 1. Example vRealize Automation Tenant Design