vSphereTM by VMwareTM is an extremely powerful suite of tools designed to consolidate physical servers and desktops into virtual machines, providing an enormous number of features and benefits.
Starting with the ESXiTM hypervisor, VMwareTM provides layers of control and management around the virtual machine containers to provide you with the ability to provide High Availability, Fault Tolerance, Resource Distribution (load balancing), Automated Power Management, Cloning, Snapshotting, Backups, Site Redundancy, and much much more!
Most datacenters deployed in the classic physical server scenario can enjoy consolidation ratios of 50:1 or more, commonly allowing entire rooms full of servers to be reduced to a single rack of machines. This translates into massive savings, drastically improved manageability, and overall greater efficiency and scalability.
The XenTM hypervisor, the powerful open source industry standard for virtualization, offers a powerful, efficient, and secure feature set for virtualization of many CPU architectures. It supports a wide range of guest operating systems including WindowsTM, LinuxTM, SolarisTM, and various versions of the BSDTM operating systems.
For MicrosoftTM environments, Hyper-VTM delivers extreme value in a hypervisor with aggressive licensing incentives designed to assist with consolidation efforts, especially in larger WindowsTM based datacenters. A rapidly-evolving virtualization platform, ideal for some environments this product offers ease of implementation and management.
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