Run business critical applications with confidence and respond faster to your business needs with VMware vSphere, the industry-leading virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures. vSphere accelerates the shift to cloud computing for existing datacenters, while also underpinning compatible public cloud offerings, paving the way for the only hybrid cloud model.
Deliver IT Resources as Needed Transform your IT infrastructure into a private cloud, then bridge on-demand to public clouds, delivering IT infrastructure as an easily accessible service. VMware vSphere delivers uncompromised control over all IT resources with the highest efficiency and choice in the industry. With over 300,000 customers worldwide and the support of over 2500 applications from more than 1400 ISV partners, VMware vSphere is the trusted platform for any application .
• Reduce Costs and Maximize IT Efficiency: Reduce capital and operational expenses and minimize potential lost revenue due to downtime, outages and failures. • Increase Application Availability and Control: Automate the enforcement of service-level agreements to ensure availability, security and scalability of enterprise applications. • Empower Your IT Department with Choice: Deliver applications and business services on-demand with the freedom to choose your hardware, application architecture, operating system, and private or public cloud infrastructure.
VMware vSphere is comprised of a number of features that transform industry standard hardware into a shared, mainframe-like resilient environment with built-in service level controls for all applications.
• Infrastructure services : Comprehensively virtualize server, storage and network resources, and aggregate and allocate them precisely on demand to applications based on business priority. • Application services : Provide built-in service level controls for availability, security and scalability to all applications running on the vSphere platform, regardless of application type or operating system.
VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus includes the full range of vSphere features for transforming datacenters into dramatically simplified cloud computing environments providing the next generation of flexible, reliable IT services.
With vSphere Enterprise Plus, you can: • Reduce capital and operating costs by over 50% • Simplify the operational management of large virtualization deployments • Integrate across a broad range of hardware, operating systems, application stacks, and service providers
VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus includes: • VMware Hypervisor or VMware ESX hypervisor architectures (deployment-time choice, VMware recommends Hypervisor) • VMFS (Virtual Machine File System) • 8-way Virtual SMP • VMware vCenter Server Agent • VMware vStorage APIs / VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) • VMware Update Manager • VMware High Availability (HA) • VMware vStorage Thin Provisioning • VMware VMotion™ • VMware Hot Add • VMware Fault Tolerance • VMware Data Recovery • VMware vShield Zones • VMware Storage VMotion • VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) • VMware Distributed Power Management (DPM) • VMware vNetwork Distributed Switch • VMware Host Profiles • VMware vStorage APIs for Data Protection / VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) • VMware vStorage APIs for Multipathing • VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration • VMware Storage I/O Control • VMware Network I/O Control • VMware DirectPath I/O
Consolidation and Availability - Convert Physical System to Virtual Machines, Leverage Live Migration (vMotion), and Enable High Availability (HA)
Continuous Availability - Fault Tolerance (FT) for Applications
Automated Resource Management - Deliver Load Balancing (DRS), Power Management (DPM), and Live Storage Migration (Storage vMotion) without Manual Intervention
Simplified Operations - Advanced Networking (Distributed Network Switch, I/0 Control), Advanced Storage (Storage DRS, Profile-Driven Storage) and Host Deployment/Configuration (Auto Deploy, Host Profiles) for More OPEX Savings