Dell EMC VxBlock™ System 1000 with VMware Cloud Foundation 4.1 Architecture Overview

VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) 4.1 is an integrated platform that bundles compute, storage, and network virtualization products into a VMware validated, design (VVD) solution.


This guide provides an overview of VCF with the VxBlock System 1000 and AMP Central. VCF is supported with VMware vSphere 7.0. Earlier versions of VMware vSphere are not supported with VxBlock Systems and VCF.

The target audience for this guide includes:
  • VxBlock 1000 administrators
  • Dell Technologies Sales Engineers
  • Field consultants
  • Advanced services specialists

The document assumes that the audience is familiar with:

  • VxBlock 1000
  • AMP Central with VMware vSAN
  • VMware virtualization technologies


The following table provides references for VCF:
Component Link
General VCF information VMware Cloud Foundation
VCF documentation VMware Docs
VMware vRealize Network Insight VMware vRealize Network Insight and vRealize Network Insight Cloud
VMware vRealize and vCloud Suite VMware vRealize Suite and vCloud Suite 2019
The Glossary provides terms, definitions, and acronyms related to VxBlock Systems.