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Data Center Expert | What virtualization environments are supported?

Issue:
What virtualization environments are supported for the Data Center Expert virtual appliance?

Product Line:
StruxureWare Data Center Expert (DCE)
StruxureWare Central (SWC)

Environment:
StruxureWare Data Center Expert (all versions)
StruxureWare Central (v7.0.0)

Resolution:

The most recent information on supported virtualization platforms can be found within the EcoStruxure IT Help Center at:
https://dcimsupport.ecostruxureit.com/hc/en-us/articles/360039289653-Data-Center-Expert-Virtual-Appliance

The Data Center Expert v7.x server is available as a virtual appliance, supported on VMware ESXi 6.5.0. The full-featured demo of the virtual appliance monitors up to five device nodes and one surveillance node. You can purchase a license key to upgrade to a production version to monitor additional device nodes and activate supported applications, or to migrate from a server hardware version to a virtual appliance.

NOTE: VMware ESXi 4.1.0 was used as the reference virtualization platform during the development of the Data Center Expert 7.2.x virtual appliance, and is the first supported virtualization platform. The Data Center Expert virtual appliance is delivered as an OVA (Open Virtualization Archive), expected to function properly on any virtualization platform that supports this format, or has an appropriate converter utility.

NOTE: There is currently no planned support for any other virtualization platforms, including Microsoft Hyper-V.
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