VMware has announced the general availability of the new VMware vCloud Suite 5.1, a complete, integrated cloud infrastructure solution that integrates VMware's leading virtualization, cloud infrastructure and management portfolio into a single SKU, simplifying the adoption of cloud era technologies.
"The VMware vCloud Suite 5.1 is the first and most comprehensive solution for delivering the software-defined datacenter," said Mike Clayville, vice president, product marketing, cloud infrastructure products, VMware. "By bringing together everything customers may need to build and manage agile, reliable cloud infrastructure, the VMware vCloud Suite simplifies and automates IT operations and delivers on the promise of cloud computing."
The VMware vCloud Suite 5.1 extends the benefits of virtualization to every domain in the datacenter -- compute, storage, networking, and the associated availability and security services. It includes industry leading virtualization, software-defined datacenter services, policy-based provisioning, disaster recovery, and application and operations management capabilities delivered by:
- VMware vSphere 5.1 - With more than 100 enhancements and new features, VMware's virtualization platform is the proven foundation for the software-defined datacenter, delivering the highest service levels for all applications, including business-critical workloads and low-latency, I/O-sensitive applications.
- VMware vCloud Director 5.1 - With scalability improvements that support "elastic" virtual datacenters spanning multiple VMware vSphere clusters and up to 30,000 VMs, VMware vCloud Director 5.1 allows customers to provision complete virtual datacenter services in minutes.
- VMware vCloud Networking and Security 5.1 - Providing a full set of software-defined networking capabilities, the new VMware vCloud Networking and Security enables the dynamic creation of virtual networks and services that are completely decoupled and independent from the physical network hardware.
- VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 - To enhance the availability and rapid recovery of applications running in the software-defined datacenter, vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.1 simplifies and automates disaster recovery planning, testing and execution.
VMware vSphere 5.1 is available for download now!!!
VMware vSphere 5.1 Release Notes
http://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-51/index.jsp - This documentation center provides information on how to use the vSphere products to create and configure virtual machines and manage your virtual infrastructure.
vSphere 5.1 Link-O-Rama