Compute and Storage
- Support for hardware version 9, the latest CPU performance counters and virtual shared graphics acceleration designed for enhanced performance.
- For better space efficiency vSphere supports storage space reclamation for VDI.
- Support for VXLAN
- Enhanced vSphere Distributed Switch that supports:
- Network health check
- Backup and restore
- Rollback and recovery
- Link Aggregation Control Protocol support
- Single-root I/O virtualization (SR-IOV)
- VMware vSphere vMotion® without the need for shared storage configurations.
- VMware vSphere Data Protection for simple and cost effective backup and recovery,
- vSphere Replication enables efficient array-agnostic replication of virtual machine data over the LAN or WAN.
VMware vCenter Enhancements:
- vSphere Web Client
- vCenter Single Sign-On
- VSA enhancements
- Support for Additional Disk Drives
- Increase Storage Capacity Online
- vCenter running on the VSA Cluster
• Security: Inclusion VMware vShield Endpoint to eliminate the agent footprint from the virtual machines, offload intelligence to a security virtual appliance, and run scans with minimal impact.
• Automation: Two new methods for deploying new vSphere hosts to an environment make the Auto Deploy process more highly available than ever before.