Wednesday, May 20, 2009

VARs see vSphere 4 as opening for managed services bid

May 20, 2009 Published by

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VARs see vSphere 4 as opening for managed services bid
John Moore, Contributor

Resellers and service providers see opportunities around VMware's latest virtualization platform, vSphere 4. It offers a bevy of new features and is touted as the plumbing for cloud computing.

VMware Inc. characterizes vSphere 4, the successor to VMware Infrastructure 3, as an operating system for internal clouds. It comes in a number of editions with varying feature sets. There are four options for data center deployments that need to scale: Standard, Advanced, Enterprise and Enterprise Plus. Pricing ranges from $795 per processor for the Standard edition to $3,495 per processor for Enterprise Plus. For small offices, vSphere Essentials is also available.

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