Below is the link to a VMware blog on the new look and features in vSphere 6.5
High-Level bullet points of new or improved features:
- New deployment interface.
- Migration Tool built-in. Can go from 5.5/6.0 and from Windows to Appliance.
- Can use the installer for Installs, Upgrades, Migrations and Restores.
- Can deploy installer from Windows, Linux and Mac.
- VMware Update Manager is now built-in.
- Native HA for the VCSA. Active-Passive with a witness. 5 min RTO.
- Built-in backup & restore.
- Fully supported HTML5 vSphere Client.
- Plus many more…