Are you looking for an efficient way to use VMware® and HPE server systems in your IT infrastructure? Together, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and VMware have designed a highly efficient IT infrastructure powered by VMware software running on HPE ProLiant Gen8 and Gen9 Server series. VMware vSphere® Software helps transform your data centers into simplified cloud infrastructure and enables the next generation of flexible and reliable IT services. VMware vSphere is ideal for organizations of all sizes. For more information on VMware vSphere Software, please visit VMware ESXi™ is supported on a broad range of HPE ProLiant DL, ML, and BladeSystem servers and is delivered with active HPE ProLiant management and consolidated lifecycle management for a consistent, reliable ProLiant experience and management simplicity in virtual environments. For more information on HPE customized images with active management for VMware ESXi, please visit

What's new

  • Inclusion of VMware® Upgrades: vSphere Essentials to vSphere Essential Plus Kit, vSphere Essentials Kit to vSphere Std Acceleration Kit, vSphere Essentials Plus Kit to vSphere Std Acceleration Kit.


Virtualization Solutions with VMware for Your HPE Server Systems

VMware vSphere Software jump-starts your virtualization project with simplified solutions that are pre-defined and validated, yet flexible enough for you to choose a solution that meets your application availability and capacity needs.

HPE Virtualization Smart Bundles includes tools you need to get started with virtualization. For more information, please visit the HPE Virtualization Smart Bundles with VMware homepage.

With HPE VirtualSystem for VMware, you get a portfolio of optimized solutions pre-configured and pre-tested for a range of needs, designed for easy and rapid deployment in any environment.

Integrated Management Tools to Simplify Your Virtualized Solution

To get more value from VMware vSphere Software, the HPE Insight Control suite delivers broad system health, remote control, vulnerability scanning, patch management, flexible deployment and power management in one easy to install package for virtual and physical servers.

HPE Insight Control suite provides essential infrastructure management for HPE ProLiant ML, DL and BL servers.

Make Just One Call for Service and Support

Hewlett Packard Enterprise provides comprehensive support for the entire physical and virtual infrastructure delivering one stop shopping call for VMware vSphere Software and HPE hardware support. HPE Support is also available and recommended for supported guest and host operating systems.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise includes a choice of 1, 3 or 5-year unlimited 24x7 technical software support and updates with all VMware software licenses. All Hewlett Packard Enterprise support products have a 2 hour response time, regardless of the severity of the reported problem.

Consolidated Lifecycle Management

Installation of ESXi can be done through the HPE embedded server configuration and installation process.

Updates to ESXi can be made using the same tool used to update HPE ProLiant system firmware.

Consolidating ESXi and ProLiant firmware updates within the same tool simplifies time consuming lifecycle management.