VMware vSphere 6.5 released!

Posted by Paul Braren on Nov 15 2016 in
  • ESXi
  • Virtualization
  • It's here! Finally, those GA bits arrived today, ready for you to download. My original article has now been updated to include the new download links:


    When doing both files concurrently, I was able to get about 25Mbps per download, totaling 50Mbps overall. Not bad!

    Downloading ESXi and VCSA 6.5.0 simultaneously. Quick check of Resource Monitor confirmed the download was coming from akamaitechnologies.com, a huge CDN, aka Content Delivery Network. Your results may vary.

    Happy downloading!

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    Figure out what CDN your download is coming from:

    See also

    VMware's official announcement: