vSphere 5 is ready for download.

VMware vSphere 5 became available for download today. Here are some of the updated products in the vSphere family.

VMware ESXi 5.0 Installable 5.0
VMware vCenter Server 5.0 and modules 5.0
VMware Data Recovery 2.0 2.0
VMware vShield Zones for vSphere 5
VMware vSphere Storage Appliance 1.0 1.0
Cisco Nexus 1000 Virtual Ethernet Module 4.2.1 

You maybe able to download the software but that doesn’t mean you’ll be able to license the products just yet. You maybe presented with the message below.

This should not stop you however, since you should be able to get a 60 day trial of vSphere 5 if you register.