VMware vSphere 7 Editions

With recent release of VMware vSphere version 7.0, we have lots of new features like Identity federation with ADFS, vSphere trust authority and so on.   This post is to provide the information on how to access details about vSphere editions, ROBO Editions and Essential kits and their features respectively. 

For your virtual infrastructure and cloud platform.

  • Standard: 

Server Consolidation and Business Continuity

  • Enterprise Plus: 

Resource Management, Simplified Lifecycle Management, Intrinsic Security, Resiliency and Performance for Enhanced Applications

  • VMware Cloud Foundation:

Run Modern Applications on vSphere 7 with Kubernetes

For more details on comparisons, check below link.


For Remote Office/Branch Office (ROBO) sites.

  • ROBO Standard: 

Business Continuity and Backup Features

  • ROBO Advanced: 

Standardization of Host Configurations

  • ROBO Enterprise: 

Data Security Through Encryption

for more details on comparison, check below link.

Essential kits:

VMware vSphere Essentials Kits are for small businesses. For more details, do check below link.
  • vSphere Essentials Kit:
Server virtualization and consolidation with centralized management
  • vSphere Essentials plus Kit:

Server virtualization and consolidation plus business continuity

vSphere Scale Out:

Server virtualization for big data and HPC workloads.

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