vSphere Hypervisor is a bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers; allowing you to consolidate your applications while saving time and money managing your IT infrastructure. Our free vSphere Hypervisor is built on the worlds smallest and most robust architecture: VMware vSphere ESXi, which sets the industry standard for reliability, performance, and support.

Discover a free and easy-to-use, production-ready hypervisor that can help you start saving on IT costs today.

vSphere 6.7 takes virtualization to the next level. Discover better insights and improved performance and availability.

Create and provision your virtual machines in minutes.

Allocate your storage resources beyond the actual capacity of the physical storage.

Overcommit memory resources and perform page sharing and compression to optimize performance.

Ensure optimal performance and high reliability through partnerships with independent hardware vendors.

vSphere Hypervisor – Installation & Configuration

All-in-one-solution bundles includeVMware vSphereand VMware vCenter Server licenses.

Read the official VMware vSphere blog for technical tips, best practices, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to helpful resources.

Take advantage of industry-leading training and certification to help you meet your objectives.

Install VMware vSphere Hypervisor on your own or with guided help. Then create your own virtual machines.

Technical minimum: single socket with two cores.

Recommended minimum: dual socket with four or more cores per CPU

Technical minimum: single 1 GbE network adapter

Recommended minimum: dual 1 GbE network adapters

NFS, iSCSI or Fibre Channel for virtual machine storage

Operating system support: Industry leader of supported operating systems. See a complete list ofsupported versions. Note: Refer to the release notes and configuration maximums guide for latest specifications.

Easily install vSphere Hypervisor on your own or with some guided help. If youre looking for a do-it-yourself approach, just download the installer, accept the end-user license agreement, and select which local drive you want to install it on.

Once youve installed vSphere Hypervisor, there are three ways to create virtual machines:

UseVMware vCenter Converterto transfer existing servers into virtual machines or import existing VMware and third-party virtual machine images.

Create virtual machines from scratch by specifying the number of CPUs, the amount of memory, and the disks and network interfaces you need. Then load the operating system from ISO images or a boot disk.

Import a virtual appliance. There are hundreds to choose from on the VMware Solution Exchange.

Once youve installed or imported your virtual machines, youll need to configure them. Refer to the installation and configuration video within resources to get started.

Moving up to a paidvSpherelets you further optimize your IT infrastructure. Youll be able to:

Technical and business resources for VMware vCloud Connector offer information on purchasing, installation, configuration and more.

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