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.
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.