SERVER OPERATING SYSTEMS AND VIRTUALISATION SOFTWARE
Qualified server operating systems and virtualisation solutions for HPE servers with strategic partners.
Operating Systems and Partner Software Optimised to Deliver Business Value
Our servers are engineered for deep integration between HPE servers and partner operating systems and virtualisation software, and we work closely together with partners to help you optimise, certify and support their products in your HPE server environment.
Simplified operating system purchasing
Purchase operating systems, virtualisation software, hardware, software and services from a one-stop-shop.
Streamlined support for server, OS and software
Deliver a superior experience for operating system, virtualisation software and servers.
Certified and tested on HPE Servers
Choose OS and software licensing options proven to work seamlessly with HPE servers and meet partner standards.
The Partner Software portfolio delivers a variety of compelling software and virtualisation solutions, in collaboration with our software partners, so customers can choose the solution that best achieves their specific IT and business needs.
HPE and Microsoft
Helping solve your biggest IT challenges with a joint partner ecosystem, strong portfolio of products and solutions, and HPE PointNext services expertise.
HPE and Microsoft Resources
Windows Server on HPE Servers
Windows Server 2019
HPE and Microsoft Alliance
Windows Server 2019 from HPE
HPE and VMware
Optimising Hybrid IT delivery with software-defined solutions that reduce complexity while accelerating innovation through people, process and technology.
HPE and VMware Resources
VMware on HPE Servers
HPE Education Services for VMware
HPE and VMware Alliance
ESXi Image for HPE Servers
Options for using HPE Customisations for VMware ESXi
A.Download the completely customised HPE ESXi image.
B. Download the HPE ESXi Offline Bundles and third-party driver bundles included in the HPE Customised image.
C. Apply bundles to your VMware ESXi downloaded from VMware.
D. Build your own custom ESXi image, choosing from the HPE ESXi Offline Bundles portfolio and third-party driver bundles included in the HPE Customised image.
A. HPE Customised ESXi Image ESXi Downloads:
- New* ESXi 6.7 U3 Dec 2019 – Support Gen9 Servers and forward
- ESXi 6.7 U2 Apr 2019 - Supports Gen9 Servers and forward
- ESXi 6.7 U1 Apr 2019 – Supports Gen9 Servers and forward
- ESXi 6.7 Sept 2018 – Supports Gen9 Servers and forward
- New* ESXi 6.5 U3 Dec 2019 – Support Gen9 Servers and forward
- ESXi 6.5 U2 Apr 2019 – Supports Gen9 Servers and forward
- ESXi 6.5 U1 Feb 2018 – Supports Gen9 Servers and forward
- New* ESXi 6.5 U3 Dec 2019 - Last Pre-Gen9 custom image
- ESXi 6.5 U2 Sept 2018 – Last Pre-Gen9 custom image
- ESXi 6.5 U1 Nov 2017 – Last Pre-Gen9 custom image
- ESXi 6.5 Oct 26, 2017 – Supports Gen9 Servers and forward
- ESXi 6.5 May 2017 – Last Pre-Gen9 custom image
- ESXi 6.0 U3 Sept 2019 – Supports Gen9 Servers and forward
- ESXi 6.0 U3 Sept 2018 – Last Pre-Gen9 custom image
- ESXi 6.0 U2 Dec 2016
- ESXi 6.0 U1 Jan 2016
- ESXi 6.0 July 2015
- Contents of above images
B. HPE VMware ESXi Offline Bundles
For customers already using VMware ESXi, we recommend that you update to the latest version supported at your earliest convenience.
VMware Update Manager and ESXCLI compliant HPE bundles and third-party drivers included in the HPE Customised image are available from HPE vibsdepot.
- HPE VMware vSphere 6.x bundles and their contents
Build your own custom ESXi image
VMware Image Builder-compliant HPE bundles and third-party drivers included in the HPE Customised image are available from HPE vibsdepot.
For HPE Synergy support, please visit www.hpe.com/downloads/synergy.
For HPE Integrity Superdome X support, please visit HPE Integrity Superdome X.
HPE and Red Hat
Providing market-leading Linux solutions that help businesses deliver their applications and services faster with less expense across physical and virtual environments.
HPE and SUSE
Delivering a wide range of enterprise capabilities for building, running and managing traditional bare metal applications as well as container-based and VM-based applications in hybrid and multi-cloud environments while meeting enterprise needs such as security, monitoring, advanced networking and storage.