The storage requirements per folder depend on the deployment model that you decide to install. During installation, you can select a folder other than the default C:\Program Files\VMware folder to install vCenter Server and the Platform Services Controller. You can also select a folder other than the default C:\ProgramData\VMware\vCenterServer\ in which to store data.
|Default Folder||vCenter Server with an Embedded Platform Services Controller||vCenter Server with an External Platform Services Controller||External Platform Services Controller|
|Program Files||6 GB||6 GB||1 GB|
|ProgramData||8 GB||8 GB||2 GB|
|System folder (to cache the MSI installer)||3 GB||3 GB||1 GB|