As of today, May 21, VMware vSphere 4is available for download from the VMware website. If you do not have a support and maintenance contract, a 60-day evaluation license is available as well.
VMware vSphere 4 is available in six editions meeting the requirements, use cases and budgets of customers of all sizes from small businesses to the largest enterprises and government organizations. Prices start at $166 per processor for all in one virtualization solutions for small businesses and go up to VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus priced at $3,495 per processor delivering features to transform the datacenter into an internal private cloud.
For more information on VMware vSphere 4, including feature and function information, customer endorsement and partner support, please visit: http://www.vmware.com/go/vSphere.
For more information on VMware vSphere 4 pricing, please visit: http://www.vmware.com/go/vSphere/buy.
For more information on the upgrade process to VMware vSphere 4, please visit: http://www.vmware.com/go/vsphere-upgrade-center.
For a guided evaluation of VMware vSphere 4 with access to product demos and evaluation guides, both new and existing customers can visit the VMware vSphere Evaluation Center: http://www.vmware.com/go/EvaluatevSphere.