VMware goes big on 20th Anniversary

Last week VMware released a bunch of new releases to great products including the GA Release of VMware vSphere 6.7 including:

  • vCenter Server
  • vCenter Server Appliance
  • VMware Update Manager
  • VMware ESXi

For their 20th anniversary VMware launched their most secure, efficient and ground-breaking virtualization platform, vSphere 6.7.

Product Overview
Simple and Efficient Management, at Scale vSphere 6.7 delivers an exceptional experience for the user with an enhanced vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA). It introduces several new APIs that improve the efficiency and experience to deploy vCenter, to deploy multiple vCenters based on a template, to make management of vCenter Server Appliance significantly easier, as well as for backup and restore.

Simplifying the vCenter Server topology through vCenter with embedded platform services controller in enhanced linked mode

vSphere 6.7 vCSA delivers phenomenal performance improvements (all metrics compared at cluster scale limits, versus vSphere 6.5):

  • 2X faster performance in vCenter operations per second
  • 3X reduction in memory usage
  • 3X faster DRS-related operations (e.g. power-on virtual machine)
  • Speed up host reboots with vSphere Quick Reboot
  • PMEM for DRAM-like speeds at flash-like prices
  • TPM 2.0 and enhanced vSphere Encryption
  • Embedded vROps Dashboards
  • Embedded PSC & Certificate Management UIs
  • Nvidia Grid GPU sharing for non-VDI workloads

And much more…

Lots more info on the vSphere blogs page.

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