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Goodbye old friend.... vSphere 5.0 and 5.1 R.I.P - End of Support today - 24 August 2016

Goodbye old friend.... vSphere 5.0 and 5.1 R.I.P - End of Support today - 24 August 2016

we've had some good times...

End of General Support for vSphere 5.0 and vSphere 5.1 (2145103)

So if you are still on 5.0 time to upgrade I'm afraid...
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Andrew, what's the implication of not upgrading it ?
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NO SUPPORT! from VMware Support.

NO more security patches, no more upgrades.

if you want to take out Extended Support, you can purchase from VMware at $300,000 per year.
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Whoa USD $300,000 per year?
That's too much man...

I thought that there will only be the case of no patches and upgrade.
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Just like trying to call Microsoft for Windows XP support.
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