vmware logo and servers in a cloud

VMware is a virtualization infrastructure solution which allows multiple virtual machines (VM) to run on a single physical machine and share the resources of that single computer across multiple environments.  Different virtual machines can run different operating systems and multiple applications on the same physical computer. You can visit VMware’s web site for more details.


All the VMware licenses offered under this site licensing program are on perpetual basis.  Departments can enjoy product updates/upgrades and support services during the program term.  The products available for subscription under the program include-
  1. vSphere Enterprise Plus
  2. vCenter Server Standard
  3. NSX Advanced (Network virtualization and security platform)
  4. vSAN Advanced (Virtual SAN storage)
  5. Aria (vRealize) Operations Standard
  6. Horizon Enterprise Plus (Virtual desktop and apps platform)

Subscription Schedule

Departments joining this site licensing program have to commit the subscription until the program expiry in Jan 2026.  Subscription fee will be charged annually based on the VMware software subscribed.  You can check out the price schedule under CF36.

In summary, vSphere, NSX, vSAN and Aria (vRealize) Operations are available for subscription by departments based on the no. of CPU sockets while vCenter and Horizon are licensed per no. of instances and no. of users respectively.  To encourage a wider use of this site licensing program, departments subscribed the use of vSphere can enjoy the use of NSX Advanced, vSAN Advanced and Aria Operations Standard on the same no. of CPU sockets subscribed without additional charges. 


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