vSphere 6.5: What's New

vSphere 6.5, the industry-leading virtualization platform, gets you ready to run, manage, connect, and secure applications in a common operating environment, across clouds and devices. Upgrade for a simpler customer experience, built-in security, universal app platform, and proactive data center management.

Why vSphere 6.5?

As a major building block of VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) architecture, vSphere 6.5 enables you to fully leverage next-generation VMware technology giving you a powerful, secure and flexible foundation to run both existing and modern applications across clouds and devices.

Refresh Your IT Infrastructure with vSphere 6.5

Savvy IT leaders are forging new paths with vSphere 6.5. Don’t get left behind.

ACI Specialty Benefits Gains Market Share With vSphere 6.5

Discover how VMware technology is supporting one global company’s 300% annual growth.

Advancing Server Virtualization Once Again

Learn about what’s new and exciting with vSphere 6.5 in this review from ServerWatch.

Get Started

The powerful, innovative capabilities in the new VMware vSphere 6.5 give your company a boost in the digital transformation journey. Here’s what you need to take the first step.

Ensure Performance with Predictive Load Balancing

Learn how Distributed Resource Scheduler enables peak performance of your applications and workloads.

vSphere 6.5 Topology and Upgrade Planning Tool

Try this tool for recommended steps with your upgrade process customized to your environment.

Get the Resources You Need

Considering a vSphere 6.5 upgrade? Visit the Upgrade Center for process steps, tools and support.