VMware vSphere is the industry's first cloud operating system, transforming datacenters into dramatically simplified cloud infrastructure and enabling the next generation of flexible and reliable IT services. For mid-sized to enterprise businesses, VMware vSphere delivers uncompromised control, in the most efficient manner, while fully preserving customer choice. VMware also equips SMBs with technology solutions that allow them to cost effectively optimize the use of their existing IT assets and resources as well as protect the systems, data, and applications that run the business, ensuring always on IT.
Contain and consolidate server hardware
Achieve consolidation ratios of well over 15:1, and improve hardware utilization from 5-15 percent to as much as 80 percent or more - without sacrificing application performance or throughput.
Maximize application availability and protect information assets
Ensure "always on" continuity of IT operations with the rock-solid reliability of VMware ESX and ESXi, along with integrated backup, recovery and failover features.
Streamline management and enhance productivity
Provision applications in minutes in minutes instead of days or weeks, monitor virtual machine performance, and automate patch and update management.
Optimize software testing and development
Safely test complex multitier configurations in a secure, isolated sandbox environment while allowing test and development teams to share server, network and storage infrastructure.