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VMware vSphere - The world’s leading virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures.

About VMware

VMware vSphere® offers the world’s leading virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures. 

About RCA-V

The RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere (RCA-V) is a stateless web service that presents a compute cloud API on top of VMware vSphere. Its purpose is to enable the RightScale Cloud Management platform to manage a vSphere installation as if it were an on-premise (IaaS) cloud.

The RightScale Cloud Appliance for vSphere sits between the RightScale multi-cloud gateway and the vSphere API implemented by a vCenter server in a VMware installation.

High-level Schematic of RightScale's Support of vmWare vSphere
  • Built with the goal of “Cloudifying” vSphere

  • Simple, Stateless, Fault-tolerant

  • No inbound connectivity required

  • No vSphere Admin access required

  • Works with vSphere 5.1 or 5.5

  • Requires RightLink 6 and later


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