VMware vSphere release date

<UPDATE> As of today, May 21, vSphere 4 can be downloaded off the VMware website. A 60-day evaluation license is available for those that do not have a support and maintenance contract.

See https://up2v.wordpress.com/2009/05/21/vsphere-4-available-for-download/

</UPDATE>

Press Release of VMware vSphere 4 release here https://up2v.wordpress.com/2009/04/21/vmware-unveils-vsphere/

VMware announced it will unveil it’s next generation virtualization platform at April 21. VMware vSphere will offer a lot of new features, cloud computing being the most prompoted one.

Just some highlights of what VMware is launching.

  • Saves enough energy to power Denmark for 10 days
  • Frees up enough storage to host 50 times the current volume of photos on Facebook
  • Offers 4 times more memory per virtual machine
  • Handles 8,900 transactions per second in a virtual machine
  • Handles 3 times eBay’s daily traffic on a single server
  • Supports 4 times more operating systems than the competition

Be the first to hear about this new release by registering for the live webcast at

http://www.vmware.com/landing_pages/nextgen.html

More info on vSphere can be found in this posting https://up2v.wordpress.com/2009/04/15/vsphere-news/

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About Marcel van den Berg
I am a technical consultant with a strong focus on server virtualization, desktop virtualization, cloud computing and business continuity/disaster recovery.

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