Make sure your ESXi server is up to date with the current firmware with - 2 Easy steps to upgrade VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 7.0U2 to ESXi 7.0U2a Build 17867351 by downloading and applying the update directly from VMware.
VMware, a software company founded in 1998, was one of the first commercially successful companies to offer x86 virtualization. The storage company EMC purchased VMware in 1994. Dell Technologies acquired EMC in 2016. VMware’s parent company is now Dell Technologies.
VMware has many software products that run on desktops, Microsoft Windows, Linux, and macOS, which allows the virtualizing of the x86 architecture. Its enterprise software hypervisor for servers, VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi), is a bare-metal hypervisor that runs directly on the server hardware and does not require an additional underlying operating system.