vRealize Automation features#
This section lists the features of vRealize Automation that are available for your use within the RPC-VMware environment and your customer permissions. Features not listed here either need to be performed by Rackspace (see the vRealize Automation managed services section) or might be unavailable within the RPC-VMware product and its add-on services.
The following table describes the features of vRealize Automation.
|Deploy across multivendor, hybrid cloud infrastructure||
|Unified blueprint model via design canvas, command line, or API||
|Extensible automation platform||
|Build on-demand, catalog-based services||Configure and entitle catalog services as needed.|
|Configure custom services (XaaS)||Configure services for any workflows that you create in vRealize Orchestrator.|
|Configure application services (SaaS)||Configure on-demand services to deploy and manage applications.|
|Configure IaaS||Configure on-demand services to provision VMs and infrastructure. With NSX for RPC-VMware, you can provide virtual network services on-demand.|
|Integrate with multivendor software tools||Configure vRealize Automation services that integrate with third-party software configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Puppet, and Microsoft SCCM.|
|Apply business policies, such as approvals||Implement approvals, reservations, entitlements, and other vRealize Automation features to apply your business policies.|
|Import existing VMs||Import existing VMs from the vCenter Server endpoint to be managed by vRealize Automation.|
|Integrate with vRealize Orchestrator||Use the vRealize Orchestrator instance that is embedded in the vRealize Automation appliance to integrate with the external system and to create custom workflows that you provide as a service. This is called anything as a service (XaaS).|
|Use vRealize Automation SDK||Use the vRealize Automation SDK to provide software application interfaces.|
|Add tenants||Use your private cloud as a single tenant or configure multiple tenants corresponds to groups of users per your use case.|