vSphere v.8 Essentials Plus Kit
VMware vSphere® Essentials Plus Kit deliver the industryleading virtualization platform at an affordable price for IT environments that run 20 or fewer server workloads.
Comprehensive and cost-effective virtualization solution
With vSphere Essentials Plus Kit, a small business can leverage a comprehensive and cost-effective virtualization solution to protect its business, reduce its IT footprint, and save on IT costs.
Simplify management and enhance productivity
Provision new applications in minutes instead of days or weeks, monitor virtual-machine performance and automate patch and update management.
- Provide business continuity and always-available IT
- Reduce IT footprint and simplify management
- Save on IT hardware costs
- Improve service levels and application quality
- Strengthen security and data protection
Key features and components
VMware vSphere Essentials Plus Kit includes the following business-continuity features and components for always-available IT:
vSphere High Availability
Provides cost-effective, automated restart within minutes for all applications in the event of hardware or OS failures.
Enables live migration of virtual machines across servers with no disruption to users or service loss, eliminating the need to schedule application downtime for server maintenance.
Provides agentless antivirus and antimalware protection to secure your virtual machines
Provides low-cost replication for your virtual machine and serves as the foundation for leveraging a cloud-based disaster-recovery solution from a VMware cloud service provider
Maximize application availability and protect information assets
vSphere Essentials Plus Kit provides business continuity with a smaller IT footprint, which reduces overall hardware costs.
Achieve always-available IT
Achieve always-available IT with live migration for virtual machines and high availability for applications in virtual-machine clusters. Protect your data with the reliability of vSphere and integrated backup, recovery and failover features.
Consolidate and optimize IT investments
Achieve consolidation ratios of 10:1 or higher and improve hardware utilization from 5–15 percent to 80 percent or more without sacrificing application performance.
10:1 or higher
Achieve consolidation ratios of 10:1 or higher
5% to 80% or more
Improve hardware utilization from 5–15 percent to 80 percent or more
Compare of Vsphere Essentials Kit and Vsphere Essentials Plus Kit
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Business Continuity for planned and unplanned downtime
vSphere vMotion and High Availability
Business Data Protection
vSphere Data Protection, vShield Endpoint and vSphere Replication