The vSphere platform: the best foundation for your apps, your cloud and your business.

vSphere helps you get the best performance, availability, and efficiency from your infrastructure and applications. It’s the ideal foundation for any cloud environment.

vSphere with Operations Management takes virtualization to the next level with intelligent operations management. It provides you better insights, resulting in improved performance and availability.

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vSphere 6.5: What's New

Learn what's new and exciting in vSphere 6.5.

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Overview: VMware vSphere

Learn all about the capabilities and benefits of vSphere, and vSphere with Operations Management.

SPOTLIGHT 

What’s New in vSphere 6.5

vSphere 6.5 delivers a simplified customer experience, comprehensive built-in security, and a universal app platform.

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Western Carolina University Case Study

WCU is positioned to absorb the expected 50% growth without building another data center.

vSphere 6.5 Upgrade

Learn the top 10 reasons to upgrade to vSphere 6.5.

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Upgrade and Save 50%

Upgrade to vSphere Enterprise Plus or vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus edition now.

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vSphere Virtual Machine Encryption

See why vSphere VM encryption is superior to traditional encryption solutions.

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USE CASES

Data Center Consolidation and Business Continuity 

Simplify data center operations, increase business efficiency, and decrease both CapEx and OpEx costs through virtualization.

Intelligent Operations Management and Automation 

Add intelligent operations management and automation to your data center through vSphere with Operations Management. Monitor and manage health, spot performance bottlenecks and capacity shortfalls and rebalance workloads before demand spikes to enable application performance, while leveraging self-learning algorithms and predictive analytics that adapt to your environment.

Virtualized Big Data 

Simplify your big data infrastructure management while making it more cost effective. VMware is the best platform for big data just as it is for traditional applications.

Migrate Legacy Unix to Virtual Linux 

Migrate IT legacy UNIX infrastructure to virtualized Linux. Get high performance, enhanced availability, larger VM capability and disaster recovery capabilities.

Enhanced App Performance and Availability 

Enhance application performance and availability to boost your business productivity. Take control of resource management; load balance workloads and prioritize access to resources to ensure top performance for your most important applications. Rapidly provision and deploy workloads in your virtual environment.

Containerized Modern Apps 

Bridge the gap between IT and developers with vSphere Integrated Containers. Leveraging the core capabilities of vSphere, your IT teams can run both traditional and containerized applications side-by-side on the same infrastructure without the need for additional tooling or training.

Support Remote Offices and Branch Offices 

Manage your remote offices and branch offices with little or no local IT staff. Enable rapid provisioning of servers through virtualization, minimization of host configuration drift and enhanced visibility into regulatory compliance, across multiple sites.

COMPARE

vSphere Standard
vSphere Enterprise Plus
vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus
Overview
vSphere Standard Server consolidation and business continuity
vSphere Enterprise Plus Resource management, enhanced application availability and performance
vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus Intelligent operations management and automation, with predictive analytics
License Entitlement
vSphere Standard Per 1 CPU
vSphere Enterprise Plus Per 1 CPU
vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus Per 1 CPU
vCenter Server (sold separately)
vSphere Standard vCenter Server Standard
vSphere Enterprise Plus vCenter Server Standard
vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus vCenter Server Standard
vSphere Integrated Containers
vSphere Standard
vSphere Enterprise Plus
vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus
vRealize Operations
vSphere Standard
vSphere Enterprise Plus
vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus vRealize Operations Standard
vRealize Log Insight for vCenter Server
vSphere Standard 25 OSI pack, per instance of vCenter Server Standard
vSphere Enterprise Plus 25 OSI pack, per instance of vCenter Server Standard
vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus 25 OSI pack, per instance of vCenter Server Standard

Compare vSphere Standard, vSphere Enterprise Plus, and vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus Editions
Compare vSphere Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) Editions
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Learn more about vSphere Scale-Out

 

vSphere Remote Office Branch Office is designed specifically for IT infrastructure located in remote, distributed sites and delivers improved service levels, standardization, availability and compliance.

 

vSphere Remote Office Branch Office editions enable rapid provisioning of servers through virtualization, minimization of host configuration drift and enhanced visibility into regulatory compliance, across multiple sites. In addition, with vSphere's business continuity features, you can be assured of highly available IT infrastructure in your remote site

 

Learn more about the Value of Virtualizing Remote Offices and Branch Offices with the IDC Analyst Connection, sponsored by VMWare.

 

Read an in-depth IDC whitepaper sponsored by VMware on the Benefits of Virtualizing Remote Offices and Branch Offices and the VMware vSphere Remote Office Branch Office offerings.

WHY UPGRADE?

With vSphere 6.5, you can now run, manage, connect, and secure your applications in a common operating environment, across clouds and devices.

vSphere 6.5 supports both existing and next-gen apps through:

  • Simplified customer experience for automation and management at scale
  • Comprehensive built-in security for protecting data, infrastructure, and access
  • Universal app platform for running any app, anywhere

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