VMware vSphere

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    Virtualization for virtual data centers

    VMware vSphere delivers value with powerful virtualization and automated management.

    Which edition is right for your data center?
    Selecting the perfect edition of vSphere is simpler than ever. Buying on includes 24x7 ProSupport for Software.

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    EditionsStandardEnterpriseEnterprise Plus
    OverviewServer consolidation and business continuityResource load balancingEnhanced application availability and performance
    vMotion(+ Cross Switch)(+ Cross Switch)(+ Cross Switch / Cross vCenter / Long Distance))
    Fault Tolerance2-vCPU2-vCPU4-vCPU
    Reliable MemoryNII
    Big Data ExtensionsNII
    Virtual Serial Port ConcentratorNII
    Distributed Resources Scheduler (DRS), Distributed Power Management (DPM)NII
    Storage DRSNNI
    Storage I/O ControlNNI
    Network I/O ControlNNI
    Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) SupportNNI
    Flash Read CacheNNI
    Distributed SwitchNNI
    Host Profiles and Auto DeployNNI

    The following features are included in all vSphere editions:

    • Storage vMotion
    • High Availability
    • Data Protection
    • vShield Endpoint
    • Hot Add
    • Virtual Volumes
    • Storage Policy-Based Management
    • Content Library
    • Storage APIs for Array Integration, Multipathing


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    Explore the features of VMware vSphere, the industry-leading server virtualization platform

    Fortifies cloud performance
    VMware vSphere empowers users to confidently virtualize scale-up and scale-out applications, redefine availability and simplify the virtual data center. The result is a highly available, resilient, on-demand infrastructure that is the ideal foundation for any cloud environment.

    Designed and built for next-generation cloud applications
    VMware vSphere 6 is built for next-generation cloud, mobile, social and in-memory applications. This means both scale-up and scale-out application virtualization can be efficient and reliable.

    Reduce time to value
    VMware vSphere helps your IT organization drive down data center costs, increase system and application uptime, and drastically simplify data center operations.

    Engage our cloud expertise
    The Dell and VMware partnership brings flexible end-to-end solutions to your cloud strategy. Run business-critical applications along with scale-up and scale-out applications, maximize hardware ROI, and improve performance with help from partners you can trust.

    One call for service and support
    With Dell ProSupport for Software for VMware products, you have a single source of contact for 24x7 technical support.

    Small business virtualization in a box
    vSphere Essentials Plus is the ideal product for small businesses moving to virtualize their physical servers. It helps streamline server management, optimize hardware costs and increase efficiency with a low upfront investment.

    All-in-one solution
    The vSphere Essentials Plus kit includes six CPU licenses of vSphere Essentials (for 3 servers with up to 2 processors each) and one license for vCenter Server Essentials.

    Advanced features included

    Many sophisticated features are included in this bundle, such as vSphere Data Protection for agent-less backup of your data and VMs. It also includes business-continuity features, such as vSphere High Availability and vSphere vMotion, to completely eliminate planned downtime for server maintenance.

    Backed by Dell

    Buying vSphere Essentials Kits through Dell includes Dell ProSupport for Software and online access to advanced-level technicians in your area.

    Consistent management

    vSphere provides unified and easy-to-use management capabilities purpose-built for vSphere.


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