vRealize Automation provides self-service provisioning, IT services delivery, and life cycle management of cloud services across many multi-vendor virtual, physical, and cloud platforms using a flexible distributed architecture. vRealize Automation provides a secure portal where authorized administrators, developers, and business users can request new IT services and manage existing system resources from predefined user-specific service catalog. For more detail about the design of the vRealize Automation, see For detail on the deployment of vRealize Automation following VVD guidance, see
Before deploying the vRealize Automation, the vRealize Lifecycle Manger must be deployed from SDDC Manager. It is used to deploy and life cycle the vRealize Suite components.