VMware announced vSphere 6, the newest edition of the industry-defining virtualization solution for the hybrid cloud and foundation for the software-defined data center. With more than 650 new features and innovations, VMware vSphere 6 will provide customers with a highly available, resilient, on-demand cloud infrastructure to run, protect and manage any application.
VMware vSphere 6 will be complemented by the newest releases of VMware vCloud Suite 6, VMware vSphere with Operations Management 6, and VMware Virtual SAN 6.
VMware also re-enforced its support of open frameworks for building and managing clouds with its new VMware Integrated OpenStack distribution. This first-ever OpenStack distribution from VMware will empower IT to provide developers with open API access to enterprise-class VMware infrastructure.
Additionally, VMware revealed a technology preview that will enable customers to bridge the public and private cloud through the combination of VMware NSX network virtualization and VMware vCloud Air, VMware's public cloud service, to enable a single, secure network domain.