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vCenter Server

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VMWare vCenter Server is a service that enables users to centralize and manage virtual infrastructure for businesses through a single platform.

Category

Backup Software

Features

• Centralized control & visibility
• Flash Read Cache
• Management Services
• Multilingual
• Inventory Services
• VCenter APIs
• Content Library
• Capacity Optimization
• Easy Installation
• Data backup
• Database Server & Scalability options
• Plug in Extension & Data Restoration
• Simple Deployment & Proactive Optimization

License

Proprietary

Price

• VMWare vCenter Server is available at one-year and three-year enterprise pricing licenses. Prices vary depending on the type of support provided with the system. Here are the details:
• VMware vSphere Standard - US$ 995.00 Basic - US$ 273.00 Production - US$ 323.00
• VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus - US$ 3,495.00 Basic - US$ 734.00 Production - US$ 874.00
• VMware vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus - US$ 4,395.00 Basic - US$ 923.00 Production - US$ 1,099.00
• VMware vSphere Remote Office Branch Office Standard - US$ 3,000.00 Basic - US$ 630.00 Production - US$ 750.00
• VMware vSphere Remote Office Branch Office Advanced - US$ 4,500.00 Basic - US$ 945.00 Production - US$ 1,125.00
• VMware vSphere Essentials Kit - US$ 495.00 Required support - US$ 65.00 Optional per incident support - US$ 299.00
• VMware vSphere Essentials Plus Kit - US$ 4,495.00 Basic - US$ 944.00 Production - US$ 1,124.00
• VMware vSphere Standard Acceleration Kit -US$ 10,995.00 Basic -US$ 2,515.00 Production -US$ 3,000.00
• VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit - US$ 22,995.00 Basic- US$ 5,665.00 Production- US$ 6,745.00
• VMware vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit - US$ 24,995.00 Basic - US$ 6,800.00Production -US$ 8,095.00
• VMware vCenter Server Standard - US$ 5,995.00 Basic - US$ 1,259.00 Production- US$ 1,499.00
• VMware vCenter Server Foundation - US $1,495.00 Basic- US$ 545.00 Production - US$ 645.00

Pricing

Subscription

Free Trial

Available

Users Size

Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 Enterprise (>1001 employees)

Website
Company

vCenter Server

What is best?

• Centralized control & visibility
• Flash Read Cache
• Management Services
• Multilingual
• Inventory Services
• VCenter APIs
• Content Library
• Capacity Optimization
• Easy Installation

What are the benefits?

• Users can manage as many as 10,000 machines in the virtual world.
• A unit VCenter Server can easily manage 1,000 host profiles.
• Users can link other servers if they run out of capacity.
• With the linked mode in operations, users can link together up to 10 VCenter Servers and manage 30,000 machines across the globe.
• Users can use the Linked Mode to replicate permissions, licenses and roles and access their infrastructure simultaneously from different platforms and so ensures higher level of security and privacy.
• It is designed for Linux based systems and takes just one step to migrate all information from a Windows VCenter Server to this Linux platform.
• In order to secure users platform further, Native VCenter backup services are also available.
• Users can manage and visualize their VSphere from any browser with faster performance and can search inventory, assign roles and much more. Take control of users VSphere and that too with utmost ease.

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Bottom Line

VMWare vCenter Server is a service that enables users to centralize and manage virtual infrastructure for businesses through a single platform and it gives a complete overview of things enabling users to make better decisions.

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VMWare vCenter Server is a service that enables users to centralize and manage virtual infrastructure for businesses through a single platform. Since it’s a one location platform, it gives a complete overview of things enabling users to make better decisions. Be it businesses of any size, VCenter Server has enough resources to meet the needs of seasoned businesses across the globe.

It is available in nearly 20 languages spoken around the world so it basically addresses to business needs with more detail. Centralized visibility, proactive management and extensibility for VMware vSphere from a single console VMware vCenter Server provides a centralized platform for managing your VMware vSphere environments, allow users to automate and deliver a virtual infrastructure with confidence.

Users quickly deploy vCenter Server and manage vSphere using a Linux-based virtual appliance. Existing Windows vCenter Server deployments feature a single step migration and upgrade tool. Users deliver complete lifecycle management for their virtual infrastructure using vCenter Server.

The HTML 5-based vSphere Client lets users manage the essential functions of vSphere from any browser, offering more responsiveness and usability than ever before. Users gain the visibility and control needed for their virtual machines, hosts and datastores. Users manage up to 1,000 hosts and 10,000 virtual machines with a single vCenter Server instance. Using Linked Mode, users manage up to 30,000 virtual machines across ten vCenter Server instances. Use vSphere HA and DRS clusters to support up to 64 hosts and 8,000 virtual machines.

Replicate roles, permissions and licenses across the infrastructure, so users can simultaneously log in, view and search the inventories of all vCenter Servers. Use web services APIs to achieve cost-effective and flexible integration with existing systems management products.

Web Client Plug-ins from VMware partners allows IT admins to manage 3rd-party elements in their data center directly from vCenter Server. vCenter Server has the largest partner ecosystem in the industry, with the open Web Client Plug-in SDK. As a result, vCenter Server customers can implement back-up, data protection, server management, network management and security management, directly from vCenter.

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