VMware main differences 4.1 /5

Posted on 2012-08-24
Last Modified: 2012-08-26
Hi Experts,

This is probably a silly question for you folks, but can you please explain from your own words what are the 4 main differences between Vsphere 4.1 and version 5.

In addition to that, can you please provide a quick chart or comparison between both versions?

Thanks in advance
Question by:Jerry Seinfield
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    Expert Comment

    Start with this one
    this will explain the differences between esx and esxi
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    Expert Comment

    The link is a what's new from vSphere 4.  This will give you charts as well as details on new features
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    Assisted Solution

    One item that it doesn't list but just bacase available in vSphere 5 Update 1 is support for Windows Server 2012 which may be critical if you're going to be doing upgrades at some point.  vShphere 4/4.1 will not support Windows 8/2012

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    by:Jerry Seinfield
    Guys, thanks for the VM links, but from your own words, What would be 3 or 4 main differences between both versions and based on new features?

    Please, try to explain this for a non-technical person or a Manager who support multiple business
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    Accepted Solution

    1. 32 vCPU and 1TB for virtual machine guests.
    2. Better support for newer operating systems, 3D Graphics and USB 3.0.
    3. Better remote support.
    4. Auto-Deploy support for quick provisioning of servers.

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