There are several benefits.
Full support for Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2 guest OSs.
Updated VMware Tools package.
If you are move to the Enterprise Plus edition then you can install PowerPath on the host for improved SAN connectivity.
You can then also use the Cisco distributed virtual switch which allows your network team to manage the virtual switches just like they were physical switches.
Last Wiki Answer Submitted: February 23, 2010 1:16 am by Denny Cherry64,520 pts.