VMware vCenter Server provides a centralized and extensible platform for managing virtual infrastructure. VMware vCenter Server, formerly VMware VirtualCenter, manages VMware vSphere environments allowing IT administrators simple and automated control over the virtual environment to deliver infrastructure with confidence.
- Provides centralized control and visibility at every level of virtual infrastructure
- Delivers the security and availability of vSphere through automated proactive management
- Empowers a broad partner ecosystem to extend virtualization capabilities
- What's New in VMware vCenter Server 5.1
Choosing Your VMware vCenter Server Edition
VMware vCenter Server is available in two editions to help you centrally manage your VMware vSphere environment:
VMware vCenter Server Standard
Provides large scale management of VMware vSphere deployments for rapid provisioning, monitoring, orchestration, and control of virtual machines.
VMware vCenter Server Foundation
Provides powerful management tools for smaller environments (up to 3 vSphere hosts) looking to rapidly provision, monitor, and control virtual machines.
VMware vCenter Server for Essentials is integrated into the vSphere Essentials kits for small office deployment.
VMware offers a number of self-service web-based support resources to assist you.
Along with our excellent self-service web-based support resources the following offerings are available:
Global support available 24x7 for your production environments where fast response times for critical issues are required. Includes product updates and upgrades.
Support for non-critical applications and platforms that require support during normal business hours only. Includes product updates and upgrades.