Unified Management for Containers and VMs

Manage complex, modern apps as easily as traditional apps and VMs on modern vSphere infrastructure that supports container-based application development. Rearchitected with native Kubernetes, you can now modernize the 70+ million workloads running on vSphere. And now, you can run modern, containerized applications alongside existing enterprise applications on existing infrastructure with vSphere with Tanzu.

Deliver Developer-Ready Infrastructure

Use your existing vSphere environment to bring efficiency, scale and security to Kubernetes deployments and operations by dropping in enterprise-grade Kubernetes clusters in under an hour.

Scale Without Compromise

Scale your infrastructure to support up to 50% more hosts per cluster. Meet the demands of high performance apps, monster VMs and memory intensive databases, including SAP HANA, EPIC and more.

Simplify Operations

Simplify lifecycle management, by making maintenance of software upgrades, patching and firmware updates easier and less disruptive. Manage both on premises and off premises in a single interface.

Boost Infrastructure and Data Security

Incorporate GPUs to deliver AI/ML infrastructure and make protecting your hybrid cloud infrastructure easier with intrinsic security.

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  • Resource management
  • Simplified lifecycle management
  • Intrinsic security
  • Resiliency and performance for enhanced applications

Frequently Asked Questions

vSphere 7 is an enterprise platform for both traditional applications as well as modern applications. Now with Kubernetes, it lets you modernize existing workloads and run containerized applications alongside existing applications.

vSphere allows you to deliver developer-ready infrastructure, scale without compromise and simplify operations. For full details, see the datasheet.

As the foundation for VMware’s complete Software-Defined Data Center platform, vSphere is the starting point for building your SDDC. Learn more about SDDC solutions.

For instructions on setting up vSphere, see vSphere documentation.

For instructions on installing the vSphere client, see vSphere documentation.

For full details on how to set up, deploy and use vSphere, see vSphere documentation.

Yes. vCenter Server is a core component of vSphere and is included in both vSphere Standard and vSphere Enterprise Plus.

For instructions on installing vCenter Server, see vSphere documentation.

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Support new workloads while keeping pace with the growing needs and complexity of your infrastructure. Try vSphere 7 and vSphere with Tanzu for free today.