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VMware vSphere 6 Standard Production Support/Subscription, 3 Years

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Vmware Vsphere 6 Standard

VMware vSphere?, the industry-leading virtualization platform, empowers users to virtualize scale-up and scale-out applications with confidence, redefines availability and simplifies the virtual data center. The result is a highly available, resilient, on-demand infrastructure that is the ideal foundation of any cloud environment.

Key benefits of Vmware Vsphere 6 Standard

With the support of more than 3,000 applications from more than 2,000 ISV partners, vSphere is the trusted platform for any application.

Efficiency through automation

Achieve consolidation ratios of 15:1 or more and improve hardware utilization from 5?15 percent to as much as 80 percent or more?without sacrificing performance.

Freedom of choice

Use a common, standards based platform to leverage existing IT assets alongside next-generation IT services, and enhance vSphere through open APIs with solutions from a global ecosystem of leading technology providers.

Dramatically lower IT costs

Reduce capital expenditures by up to 70 percent and operational expenditures by up to 30 percent to achieve 20?30 percent lower IT infrastructure costs for each application running on vSphere.

Agility with control

Respond quickly to changing business needs without sacrificing security or control, and deliver zero-touch infrastructure with built-in availability, scalability and performance guarantees for all business-critical applications running on vSphere.

Maximize uptime across your cloud infrastructure

Reduce unplanned downtime and eliminate planned downtime for server and storage maintenance.

What?s New in the VMware vSphere 6.0 Platform

VMware vSphere? 6.0 introduces many enhancements to VMware vSphere Hypervisor, VMware virtual machines, VMware vCenter Server?, virtual storage, and virtual networking.


NVIDIA GRID? delivers a graphics experience that is equivalent to dedicated hardware when using VMware Horizon?. Horizon with NVIDIA GRID vGPU? enables geographically dispersed organizations to run graphics-intensive applications with 3D at scale.

Virtual Machine Enhancements

This enhancement ensures that all regions benefit from the increase in RAM, enabling the virtual machine to scale without requiring any downtime. Support for workloads that must be protected using Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) has been improved. In addition to the currently supported platforms, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 have been added. This includes support for both WSFC and AlwaysOn Availability Groups.

Enhanced Linked Mode

Because PSCs replicate all the information traditionally required for linked mode, linked mode is now automatically enabled for any vCenter Server deployment. This is true when using a Windows install, vCenter Server Appliance, or a mix of the two, as long as all vCenter Server instances are joined to the same vCenter Single Sign-On domain. This eliminates extra configuration steps traditionally required to establish linked mode and enables vCenter Server Appliance to now utilize it.

vCenter Server Appliance

vCenter Server Appliance now has the same scalability numbers as the Windows installable vCenter Server: 1,000 hosts and 10,000 virtual machines. This is supported with the embedded PostgreSQL database or an external Oracle Database. This enables organizations to choose the platform that is best for them without sacrificing vCenter Server performance.

The performance improvements

The performance improvements include login times that are up to 13 times faster, right-click menus that are visible and usable four times faster, and other actions that are now at least 50 percent faster.

Greater flexibility

New vSphere vMotion enhancements enable greater flexibility when designing vSphere architectures that were previously restricted to a single vCenter Server system due to scalability limits and multisite or metro design constraints.

Cost-effective failover protection

vSphere HA delivers the availability required by most applications running in virtual machines, independent of the OS and application running in it. It provides uniform, cost-effective failover protection against hardware and OS outages within a virtualized IT environment.

Continuous availability for applications

VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance (vSphere FT) provides continuous availability for applications in the event of physical server failures by creating a live shadow instance of a virtual machine that is always up to date with the primary virtual machine. In the event of a hardware outage, vSphere FT automatically triggers failover, ensuring zero downtime and preventing data loss.

Multisite Content Library

The Content Library simplifies virtual machine template management and distribution for organizations that have several vCenter Server systems across geographic locations. It centrally manages virtual machine templates, ISO images, and scripts, and it performs the content delivery of associated data from the published catalog to the subscribed catalog at other sites.

vSphere Storage Enhancements

Virtual Volumes implements a significantly different and improved storage architecture, enabling operations to be conducted at the virtual machine level using native array capabilities.

vSphere Networking Enhancements

vSphere Network I/O Control Version ensures that other virtual machines or tenants in a multitenancy environment do not impact the SLA of other virtual machines or tenants sharing the same upstream links?that is, bandwidth.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Cost Aside, no bad things

VMware vSphere 6 Standard Production Support/Subscription, 3 Years has the stability! Proven infrastructure environment that integrates well with varied hardware vendors. Support for major operating systems and virtual appliances and industry leading performance and support. Perform your due diligence when you compare this product to other products on an apples to apples, features to features based concept. You will come to the same conclusion that this product has a rare ability to offer so much more for your money! Cost aside, absolutely nothing I dislike! It's easy to use client GUI or web based interface are wonderful!

Expensive for a reason

Aside from the usual benefits of virtualization, VMware vSphere 6 Standard Production Support/Subscription, 3 Years is constantly raising the bar by adding new features and technologies. They've just added multiprocessor fault tolerance for example, they're working out the slowness issues with the GUI and adding cool new technology like VSAN. Its expensive, but for a very good reason: Its the best at what it does. Bear in mind the pricing, and also bear in mind that many of the other products you use might use a different licensing model if you virtualize them

good value

I just love the Ease of management, clear and straight forward interface. Ability to use Windows client as well as web based interface. vMotion feature - moving live VM between hosts/datastores. Hosts clustering feature. VMware vSphere 6 Standard Production Support/Subscription, 3 Years very easy to install & fairly easy to set up - even novice users would not have any trouble. Overall good quality & functionality. Have not had to call customer support -- which is a good thing. Good value.