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VMware vCloud® Architecture Toolkit (vCAT): Technical and Operational Guidance for Cloud Success by VMware vCAT Team

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Appendix H. Capacity Management

Capacity Forecasting Specific to vCloud—Demand Management

Capacity forecasting consists of determining how many organization virtual datacenters are expected to be provisioned during a specific time period. Capacity provisioning is concerned with determining when vCloud infrastructure components must be purchased to maintain capacity. From a financial budget perspective, the procurement of the vCloud infrastructure requires more planning and an understanding of customer future requirements.

VMware recommends performing two forecasting functions over time:

Image Capacity trending: Historical organization virtual datacenter ...

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