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Introduction of VMware vSphere 5.0 and vCloud Director 1.5

August 21st, 2011    Posted in cloud hosting

The release of cloud infrastructure suite includes a combination of vSphere 5, vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5, vShield 5, vCloud Director 1.5, and the new vSphere Storage Appliance 1.0. This combination has been joined by vCenter operations. In order to enable the enterprises and service providers to build cloud infrastructure-as-a-service, a software solution called VMware vCloud™ Director can be put into use. It allows the end users to fulfill their demand and even the IT sector is provided with the required efficiency. It provides an option to bridge to an ecosystem with over and above 3000 service providers and also possess the ability to run an efficient cloud securely within a given data center. With the help of VMware vSphere™ 5.0 (“vSphere”) and VMware vCloud Director 1.5, cost effective and secure clouds can be built so that the organization of service providers can support different businesses by increasing IT efficiency and enhancing security. A pragmatic path is provided to the customers with the usage of cloud computing which enables them to leverage existing investments and the flexibility to extend capacity among clouds.

The use of third party distributed virtual switches is supported by the VMware vCloud Director 1.0 so that it can enable portgroup-based network pools. But with the usage of VMware vCloud Director 1.5, VLAN-base can be created programmatically. In the performance of virtualization, release of vSphere 5 acts as an important milestone. Its applications are very demanding among the users because it offers 32 vCPUs, 1TB of virtual RAM, and very substantial storage and networking speeds. To help your cloud with extreme elasticity needs and tight performance that too without manual intervention, some new innovations has been done which includes Auto-Deploy, Profile-Driven Storage and Storage DRS capabilities. This release will surely help the customers to create their clouds in a simpler and more efficient manner. It also reduces the time which is required to get them started and it also make sure that customers must have seamless experience once the software is up and running. With the updated cloud infrastructure suite, VMware vSphere 5 can be expected to be available in Q3. This article will enable you to get an overview on what is VMware vSphere 5.0 and vCloud Director 1.5 and how is it beneficial?

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