VMware vSphere 5.5 has Released on 22nd of September 2013

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VMware vSphere 5.5 is now GA

VMware vSphere 5.5 was released 2 days ago on 22nd of September 2013. Below is a summary of the new features in 5.5 followed by a link to the PDF

vSphere 5.5 New Features

vSphere ESXi Hypervisor Enhancements
–Hot-Pluggable SSD PCI Express (PCIe) Devices
–Support for Reliable Memory Technology
–Enhancements for CPU C-States
Virtual Machine Enhancements
–Virtual Machine Compatibility with VMware ESXi™ 5.5
–Expanded vGPU Support
–Graphic Acceleration for Linux Guests
VMware vCenter Server Enhancements
–VMware® vCenter™ Single Sign-On
–VMware vSphere Web Client
–VMware vCenter Server Appliance™
–vSphere App HA
–vSphere HA and VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler™ (vSphere DRS)
• Virtual Machine–Virtual Machine Affinity Rules Enhancements
–vSphere Big Data Extensions
vSphere Storage Enhancements
–Support for 62TB VMDK
–MSCS Updates
–vSphere 5.1 Feature Updates
–16GB E2E support
–PDL AutoRemove
–vSphere Replication Interoperability
–vSphere Replication Multi-Point-in-Time Snapshot Retention
–vSphere Flash Read Cache
vSphere Networking Enhancements
–Link Aggregation Control Protocol Enhancements
–Traffic Filtering
–Quality of Service Tagging
–SR-IOV Enhancements
–Enhanced Host-Level Packet Capture
–40GB NIC support

Reference: What’s New in VMware vSphere 5.5 Platform