VMware vSphere is the leading server virtualization platform with consistent management for virtual data centers.
Deliver business value from day one with powerful server virtualization, breakthrough availability, safe automated management and intelligent operational insight that adapts to your environment. Automate workload placement and resource optimization based on preset customizable templates.
VMware vSphere Standard provides an entry solution for basic consolidation of applications to slash hardware costs while accelerating application deployment.
VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus enhances application performance and availability to boost your business productivity and take control of resource management. Rapidly provision and deploy workloads in your virtual environment and move an entire running virtual machine from one physical server to another with no downtime.
VMware vSphere is the industry's leading and most reliable virtualization platform. vSphere simplifies IT by separating applications and operating systems from the underlying hardware. Your existing applications see dedicated resources, but your servers can be managed as a pool of resources. The result is your business running on a simplified yet resilient IT environment.
vSphere Essentials and Essentials Plus
VMware vSphere Essentials Kit provides a starter kit for small businesses to virtualize their physical servers and centrally manage these servers, reducing hardware costs and increasing operating efficiency with a low upfront investment. This kit includes 6 CPU licenses of vSphere Essentials (for 3 servers with up to 2 processors each) and 1 license for vCenter Server Essentials.
Provide business continuity and always-available IT.
Save on IT hardware costs.
Reduce IT footprint and simplify management.
Improve service levels and application quality.
Strengthen security and data protection.
What are vSphere Essentials and Essentials Plus?
vSphere Essentials and vEssentials Plus are designed especially for small organizations just getting started with virtualization. Both provide virtualization and centralized management for up to three server hosts.
vSphere Essentials provides server consolidation to help you get the most out of your hardware.
vSphere Essentials Plus adds features such as vSphere Data Protection for agent - less backup of your data and virtual machines. It also includes business - continuity features such as vSphere High Availability - for automatic restart of your applications when server failures are detected - and vSphere vMotion, to completely eliminate planned downtime for server maintenance. The result is an always -available IT environment that is more cost - effective, resilient and responsive to changing business needs.
For scalable solutions with more-advanced capabilities, upgrade to vSphere Acceleration Kits.