VMware abandons CPU based licensing model
With the release of vSphere 4.1, VMware has released a new licensing model.
The management products below change from a CPU-based pricing model to one that is VM-based.
- VMware vCenter CapacityIQ;
- VMware vCenter AppSpeed;
- VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager;
- VMware vCenter Chargeback.
Until December 15th these product can be offered both ways, CPU-, or VM-based.
As of today VMware vCenter Lifecycle Manager is end-of-sale.
This new licensing model has no impact on VMware vSphere licensing!
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The founder and driving force behind VMGuru. With over 20 years experience in IT, he now works as a Cloud Management Specialist at VMware Benelux. He worked as technical consultant, pre-sales and solutions architect for several systems integrators.
He’s a long time VMware VCP Data Center Virtualization, VCP Desktop, VCP Cloud Management & Automation, VCA, VSP and VTSP, vExpert Cloud (2017) and 9 year vExpert (2009 – 2017).