Cloudesire platform enables selling of vCloud director tenants via a native API integration.
A special product on the marketplace is available for purchase that automatically provisions a VDC organization with admin access.
To achieve this, administrator credentials of a vCloud Director platform is necessary to be able to dynamically create new VDCs.
Both prepaid and pay-as-you-go pricing models are supported.
Switching between different pricing models on an active subscription is not yet supported.
Prepaid pricing model
In prepaid plans, customer selects how many CPU cores, GB of memory, GB of disk space and IP addresses he wants to buy. In this case, project quotas are automatically setup to ensure that the customer will not acquire too many resources.
Pay-as-you-go pricing model
In pay-as-you-go plans, customer is billed at the end of the billing period by using the automatically gathered metrics for each of the billed resources (CPU cores, GB of memory, GB of disk space). IP address needs to be bought as a prepaid extra resources to be available inside the VDC network.
An example VMWare vCloud VDC product is available on our demo marketplace.