- (v. 5)
- 1 site
Support and Subscription is required. Must have purchased starter pack first. VMware vSphere Essentials for Retail and Branch Office includes vCenter Server Essentials and ESXi for 3 hosts (2 procs max per host); 192 GB total VRAM entitlement. Product features include: vCenter agents, 8-way vSMP, and Update Manager. The server hosts can be managed by the vCenter Server Essentials edition that is provided with this bundle, and that same vCenter Server Essentials edition cannot be used to manage other server hosts not included with this edition. A maximum of 1 kit can be used per site. Licenses not used per site cannot be distributed across physical site locations. Alternatively, vCenter Standard can be used to manage the hosts centrally. To unlock central management of hosts, vCenter Standard must be purchased (sold separately). Hosts can be managed EITHER by vCenter Standard or the vCenter for Essentals that comes with each kit, but not both simultaneously.