is required to purchase. Server hosts must be managed by the included vCenter Server Essentials edition, which in turn cannot be used to manage other server hosts not included with this kit.
This product includes 3 Hosts (max. 2 processors each) and entitlement for 144 GB vRAM.
VMware vSphere 5 Essentials Kit
provides an all-in-one solution for small offices to virtualize three physical servers for consolidating and managing applications to reduce hardware and operating costs with a low up front investment.
With the vSphere Essentials Kit, you can:
- Reduce server capital costs by over 50%
- Cut the deployment time of new servers from weeks to hours
- Centrally monitor and control servers and virtual machines from a single pane of glass
- Automate operations to improve IT responsiveness
VMware vSphere Essentials Kit includes:
- VMware ESXi or VMware ESX hypervisor architecture (deployment-time choice, VMware recommends the ESXi hypervisor architecture)
- VMFS (Virtual Machine File System)
- 4-way Virtual SMP
- VMware vCenter Server Agent
- VMware vStorage APIs / VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB)
- VMware Update Manager
- VMware vCenter Server for Essentials