vSphere Essentials Kit for Academic Users
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.
- Provide business continuity and always-available IT
- Reduce IT footprint and simplify management
- Save on IT hardware costs
- Improve service levels and application quality
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
|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, vSphere Replication|