VMware ditches plans to support EXSi on 2019 Mac Pro

Virtualization specialist VMware no longer has plans to support Apple’s 2019 Mac Pro, the company said last week, dashing the hopes of system administrators eager to run ESXi on the high-end workstation.

Mac ProAnnounced in a post to its official blog, VMware blamed the shift in strategy on COVID-19 and Apple’s transition to Apple Silicon.”Due to various challenges of COVID-19 and the recent announcement from Apple on their transition away from x86 to Apple Silicon, VMware will no longer pursue hardware certification for the Apple 2019 Mac Pro 7,1 for ESXi,” the company said.

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