VMware Validated Designs 4.2 on Dell EMC VxRail HCI
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VMware Validated Designs 4.2 on Dell EMC VxRail HCI


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This article provides information about VMware SDDC 4.2 on Dell EMC VxRail HCI.


VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC)
VMware Validated Design for Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) 4.0.x


Disclaimer:  The VMware SDDC 4.2 on Dell EMC VxRail HCI is developed and supported by Dell EMC.  You must obtain the solution and support from Dell EMC.

Here is a brief summary of target use cases, solution architecture, hardware and software components (including name and version), solution capabilities (including DR support). For more information, see Dell EMC VxRail.

Use cases

The VMware SDDC 4.2 on Dell EMC VxRail HCI solution provides a complete VMware Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) built to a standardized architecture. The result is a private cloud which can be quickly scaled to meet the demands of the business, including management and consumption of resources at an additional site or in the public cloud. This solution can be integrated with Dell EMC Data Protection products for local backup and recovery of virtual machines, as well as more advanced disaster recovery scenarios across multiple regions.

VMware supported Software Components

Software Bill of Materials
Cloud ComponentProduct ItemVersion
Virtual InfrastructureESXi6.5 u1
 vCenter Server Appliance (VIMISO)6.5 u1e
 NSX for vSphere6.3.4
Cloud ManagementvRealize Automation Appliance7.3.0
 vRealize Orchestrator7.3.0
 vRealize Orchestrator Plug-in for NSX1.0.4
 vRealize Business7.3.1
Service ManagementvRealize Operations Manager Appliance6.6.1
 Management Pack for NSX for vSphere3.5.1
 Management Pack for vRealize Log Insight6.0
 Manager Management Pack for vRealize Automation3.0
 Management Pack for Storage Devices6.0.5
 vRealize Log Insight4.5.0
InfrastructureWindows2012 R2
 SQL Server2012 R2

Solution Capabilities

The Dell EMC on VMware SDDC 4.2 offering provides the basic building blocks for a highly scalable and automated SDDC that can be easily integrated with on-premises and public clouds based on the VMware platform.

Dell EMC VxRail VMware-powered hyperconverged infrastructure provides an engineered platform with integrated vSphere and vSAN lifecycle management tro simplify the deployment and ongoing operations of your VMware SDDC. Optional integrations between VMware vRealize and Dell EMC Data Protection products such as Avamar and Data Domain enable seamless integration of backup and recovery through the service catalog. These capabilities reduce time to value and yield more cost effective implementation using best practices.

Support Information

The VMware Ready Certified Partner Architecture program certifies partner solution architecture based on its compliance to VMware Validated Design IT Automation Cloud 4.2.0.  For more information on the VMware Validated Designs, please see  https://www.vmware.com/software-defined-datacenter/validated-designs. This certification agreement is between VMware and the certified partner for a specific solution architecture only.  The partner solution architecture referenced in this article is developed and supported by an approved VMware delivery partner.  It is partner’s responsibility to ensure that the solution architecture is deployed on VMware supported hardware and align hardware with VMware Compatibility Guide (VCG) or custom VMware support agreement (RPQ).

For more information about the Dell EMC on VMware SDDC using VxRail, see Dell EMC VxRail.
For more information on Dell EMC integrations, see VMware Solution Exchange.

Additional Information

The partner in conjunction with the customer is responsible for aligning hardware deployments with VMware Compatibility Guide (VCG).