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

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6.6. Catalog Design Example

The following are examples for designing a VMware vCloud Service Catalog.

6.6.1. vCloud Public Catalog

Deployment Models: Public

Example Components: vCloud Director 5.1, vCloud Networking and Security Edge 5.1, vSphere 5.1

6.6.1.1. Background

Using vCloud Director, a public service provider can build and offer prepackaged vApps to its tenants through a public catalog. These vApps can vary from basic single virtual machines with only an operating system installed to more complex multitier vApps with application software preinstalled.

6.6.1.2. Use Case

A public service provider wants to offer to tenants, through a public catalog, a Linux distribution preinstalled in a virtual machine.

This will enable users in any ...

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