There have been some recent announcements at VMware regarding changes to vSphere and vSOM. VMware is consolidating their vSphere portfolio from 6 options to 3 to simplify their suites. The biggest change involves a restructuring of available suites for both vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management (vSOM).  Effective March 1st, the following suite options will be going End of Life:

  • vSphere Enterprise
  • vSOM Standard
  • vSOM Enterprise

As of today the following suite options will be available moving forward:

  • vSphere Standard
  • vSphere Enterprise Plus
  • vSOM Enterprise Plus

As an existing customer you have until 2020 to renew your legacy suites or as an added bonus VMware is offering a 50% discount to upgrade from one of the 3 suites going EOL. This can take place anytime between February 10th and June 25th 2016.

If you are interested in hearing more about these changes from VMware or want to discuss your upgrade options please contact us.

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