Recently I have been receiving a number of requests from Service Providers looking for more information on VMware vCloud Availability. This is a short list of reference materials that will help direct people.
VMware vCloud Availability Documentation
Q. What is VMware vCloud Availability for vCloud Director?
A. VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director® enables vCloud AirTM Network service providers to o er simple, cost-e ective cloud-based disaster recovery and migration services that seamlessly support their customers’ vSphere® environments.
This solution is designed expressly for VMware service providers to be easy to operate and to integrate with their existing VMware cloud environments. Only service providers in the vCloud Air Network can purchase this solution from VMware; Enterprise customers must consume this o ering from a vCloud Air Network service provider who is o ering this service from their cloud.
The VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director® solution extends existing hybrid cloud offerings of VMware vCloud AirTM Network service providers on top of VMware vCloud Director with disaster recovery and migration services. vCloud Availability for vCloud Director allows vCloud Director to act as cloud replication endpoint for customer on-premises or co-located VMware vSphere® infrastructures and leverages hardware independent VMware vSphere ReplicationTM technology.
The purpose of this document is to provide guidance on how to properly architect and design vCloud Availability for vCloud Director on top of a vCloud Director infrastructure.
VMware vCloud Availability Demos
VMware vCloud Availability Blog Articles