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VMware Private Cloud Computing with vCloud Director by Aidan Dalgleish, Joe Baguley, Simon Gallagher

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Chapter 4

Defining the Service Catalog

By this point you understand what cloud computing is and how you should set your strategy for success. You'll have used some of the approaches from Chapter 2, “Developing Your Strategy,” to gather buy-in for your project and will be looking to define some of the products that you plan to offer from your private cloud.

In this chapter we'll take the product life cycle approach discussed in Chapter 2 and use it to examine your current environment and dependencies. You'll learn how to best take advantage of VMware vCloud Director.

Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is only part of the puzzle. It's all very well delivering virtual (or even physical) machines to your users, but for your platform to be a success, ...

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