Data Center Virtualization & Cloud Infrastructure

VMware vSphere Essentials Kit

List Price: $576.96 Price: $435.00 You Save: $141.96 (Save 25%)

VMware vSphere Essentials Kit delivers the industry-leading virtualization platform for small businesses at an affordable price. Small businesses can virtualize their physical servers and centrally manage these servers, reducing hardware costs and increasing operating efficiency with a low upfront investment.


The vSphere Essentials Kit licenses are perpetual and does not expire. It includes 6 CPU licenses of vSphere Essentials (for 3 servers with up to 2 processors each) and 1 license for vCenter Server Essentials The support term includes updates and new releases of the selected product during the time frame selected. Support for the selected product can be chosen on per incident basis. For more information per incident support, click here.
List Price: $576.96 Price: $435.00 You Save: $141.96 (Save 25%)
  • Provide business continuity and always-available IT
  • Reduce IT footprint and simplify management
  • Save on IT hardware costs
  • Improve service levels and application quality
  • Strengthen security and data protection

This kit includes 6 CPU licenses of vSphere Essentials (for 3 servers with up to 2 processors each) and 1 license for vCenter Server Essentials.

The vSphere Essentials Kit consists of the following:

  • vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi)
  • vCenter Server Essentials

The vSphere Essentials Kit licenses are perpetual and do not have an end date. The support term includes updates and new releases of the selected product during the time frame selected.

Product Overview Essentials Kit Essentials Plus Kit
Overview Server virtualization and consolidation with centralized management Server virtualization and consolidation plus business continuity
Centralized Management vCenter Server Essentials vCenter Server Essentials
License entitlement 3 servers with up to 2 processors each 3 servers with up to 2 processors each
Features vSphere Hypervisor vSphere Hypervisor, vMotion, Cross Switch vMotion, High Availability, Data Protection, vShield Endpoint, vSphere Replication