A unit of tenancy is called an Organization VDC within the scope of an Organization. It is defined as a composition of dedicated compute, storage, and network resources as well as workloads. The tenant is associated with a set of operational policies and SLAs.The tenant can be bound to a single Organization VDC or can be composed of many Organization VDCs. Services such as HSS, DNS are examples of shared tenancy.

The design objectives include considerations for the compute and network resource isolation and automation.

Figure 1. Multi-Tenancy with vCloud Director