The solution provides information on Questions regarding Driver/Firmware.
VMware does not produce or test Async-Drivers. The Hardware Vendor is developing, testing and certifying the driver and the firmware for their components.
The VMware Hardware Compatibility List is just the collection point for these Information, so that the customer does not have to contact the Vendors for each component.
Recommendation given by VMware Support Technician are based on the HCL.For the latest Updates and Information regarding Drivers and Firmware, VMware recommends to contact the Hardware Vendors directly.