Virtualisation platform introduces Auto-Deploy, Profile-Driven Storage and Storage DRS features
Virtualisation and cloud infrastructure services provider Vmware has released vSphere 5 with nearly 200 new and enhanced capabilities.
The company said that VMware vSphere 5 includes new features and enhancements to deliver better application performance and availability for all business-critical applications. The latest release also introduces advanced automation capabilities.
VMware vSphere 5 supports virtual machines (VMs), which can now be configured with up to 1 terabyte of memory and 32 virtual CPUs, said the company.
When combined with VMware vSphere 5’s enhanced High Availability, the gains in VM scalability and performance enable customers to virtualise any business-critical applications without worrying about process continuity, said the company.
VMware vSphere 5 also introduces three new features – Auto-Deploy, Profile-Driven Storage and Storage DRS.
Vmware cloud infrastructure products senior vice-president Bogomil Balkansky said with the release of VMware vSphere 5, VMware is helping customers accelerate their journey toward a more efficient and automated cloud infrastructure.
Balkansky said, "The enhancements and new innovations we’ve introduced in VMware vSphere 5 provide a robust, reliable platform for business applications, enabling customers to effectively respond to the growing needs of their business and giving them confidence in their IT transformation."