VMware vSphere

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VMware vSphere
Developer(s)VMware
Initial releaseApril 21, 2009 (2009-04-21)
Stable release
7.0[1]
/ April 2, 2020; 11 months ago (2020-04-02)
LicenseProprietary
Websitevmware.com/products/vsphere/

VMware vSphere (formerly VMware Infrastructure 4) is VMware's cloud computing virtualization platform.[2]

vSphere is a VMware cloud computing platform for virtualization. It includes an updated vCenter Configuration Manager, as well as vCenter Application Discovery Manager, and the ability of vMotion to move more than one virtual machine at a time from one host server to another.[citation needed]

On 10 February 2011 VMware released Update 1 for vSphere 4.1 to add support for RHEL 6, RHEL 5.6, SLES 11 SP1 for VMware, Ubuntu 10.10, and Solaris 10 Update 9.[3]

On July 12, 2011, VMware released version 5 of VMware vSphere.[4]

On August 27, 2012, VMware released vSphere 5.1. This extended vSphere to include VMware vSphere Storage Appliance, vSphere Data Protection, vSphere Replication and vShield Endpoint.[5]

On May 2014 SAP and VMware announced the availability of SAP HANA for production use on VMware vSphere 5.5.[6]

On February 3, 2015, VMware announced vSphere 6.0 with many new features and enhancements.[7]

On October 18, 2016, VMware announced vSphere 6.5 focusing on a simplified experience and improving security features.[8]

On April 17, 2018, VMware announced vSphere 6.7 focusing on simple and efficient management at scale, further improved security features, a universal application platform, and seamless hybrid cloud experience.[9]

On March 10th, 2020, VMware announced vSphere 7.0.[10][11]

On September 15, 2020, VMware announced vSphere 7.0 Update 1.[12][13]

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Reference list[edit]

  1. ^ https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/7.0/rn/vsphere-esxi-vcenter-server-70-release-notes.html
  2. ^ "Server Virtualization with VMware vSphere | VMware India". www.vmware.com. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  3. ^ "VMware ESX 4.1 Update 1 Release Notes". February 10, 2011.
  4. ^ "VMware vSphere® 5 launched". Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 15, 2011.
  5. ^ "VMware vSphere® 5.1 Helps SMBs Simplify and Protect Their IT Environments with New Business Continuity and Management Capabilities". Archived from the original on July 14, 2011. Retrieved July 15, 2011.
  6. ^ "SAP and VMware Announce SAP HANA® for Production Use on VMware vSphere 5.5". www.vmware.com. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  7. ^ "vSphere 6.0 finally announced!". February 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Introducing vSphere 6.5 - VMware vSphere Blog". VMware vSphere Blog. October 18, 2016. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  9. ^ "Introducing VMware vSphere 6.7!". VMware vSphere Blog. April 17, 2018. Retrieved May 1, 2018.
  10. ^ "Introducing vSphere 7: Essential Services for the Modern Hybrid Cloud". VMware vSphere Blog. March 10, 2020.
  11. ^ https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/04/vsphere-7-new-generation-vsphere.html
  12. ^ "What's New with VMware vSphere 7 Update 1". VMware vSphere Blog. September 15, 2020.
  13. ^ https://blogs.vmware.com/vsphere/2020/04/vsphere-7-new-generation-vsphere.html
  14. ^ https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/7.0/com.vmware.vsphere-lifecycle-manager.doc/GUID-74295A37-E8BB-4EB9-BFBA-47B78F0C570D.html

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