VMware, Inc.’s vSphere® 6 is the company’s newest edition of the industry-defining virtualization solution for the hybrid cloud and foundation for the software-defined data center. With more than 650 new features and innovations, VMware vSphere 6 is designed to provide customers with a highly available, resilient, on-demand cloud infrastructure to run, protect, and manage any application. VMware vSphere 6 is complemented by the newest releases of VMware vCloud® Suite 6, VMware vSphere with Operations Management™ 6, and VMware Virtual SAN™ 6.

Features include broad application support including SAP HANA, scale-out workloads such as Hadoop, and business-critical applications such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, and SAP ERP; new long-distance live migration capabilities; instant clone technology; 3-D graphics for desktop virtualization; enterprise-class hypervisor-converged storage; and virtual machine-awareness for third-party storage.