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vSphere Price

Compare VMware vSphere Pricing

The pricing and licensing model for vSphere is broken into two categories known as vSphere kits and vSphere editions. vSphere kits are all-in-one offerings that delivery all the necessary licenses and features/functionality required to getting virtualization running in an environment. Kits have defined limits depending on the type of kit purchased. vSphere editions are a la carte offerings generally designed for larger IT environments with a broader set of requirements. These offerings have broader entitlements as well. Please see each section below for specific details. For additional volume discounts, please call 888-864-1641.

VMware vSphere 5.1 Licensing, Pricing and Packaging Whitepaper

VMware vSphere Essentials Kits

All-in-one solutions that combine virtualization for up to three physical servers (up to two processors each) along with the centralized management capabilities of vCenter Server for Essentials. See description below for specific SnS rules per kit. Promotion: Every purchase of an Essentials Kit includes Go Pro (30 VM coverage) for cloud-based patch management.

Product Description List Price
VMware vSphere Essentials Kit for 3 hosts (Max 2 processors per host) + Subscription for 1 year Call
VMware vSphere Essentials Plus Kit for 3 hosts + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vSphere Essentials Plus Kit for 3 hosts + Production Support for 3 Years Call

VMware vSphere Editions

A la carte licensing that is priced on a per CPU basis. All editions must be used in conjunction with an existing or separately purchased vCenter Server edition. Editions have specific CPU and virtual memory entitlements. If higher requirements are needed beyond these entitlements, additional licenses must be purchased. SnS is required for at least one year.

Product Description List Price
VMware vSphere 5 Standard for 1 processor + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vSphere 5 Standard for 1 processor + Production Support for 3 Years Call
VMware vSphere 5 Standard with Operations Management + Production Support for 1 years Call
VMware vSphere 5 Standard with Operations Management + Production Support for 3 years Call
VMware vSphere 5 Enterprise for 1 processor + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vSphere 5 Enterprise for 1 processor + Production Support for 3 Years Call
VMware vSphere 5 Enterprise Plus for 1 processor + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vSphere 5 Enterprise Plus for 1 processor + Production Support for 3 Years Call

VMware vSphere Acceleration Kits

Larger all-in-one solutions that combine 6 CPU licenses of a specific vSphere edition, one instance of VMware vCenter Server Standard edition for centralized management, and one instance of VMware vSphere Storage Appliance for shared storage capabilities. All kits have a limit of one purchase per customer site and SnS is required for at least one year.

Product Description List Price
VMware vSphere Standard Acceleration Kit for 6 processors + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vSphere Standard Acceleration Kit for 6 processors + Production Support for 3 Years Call
VMware vSphere 5 Standard with Operations Management Acceleration Kit for 6 processors + Production Support for 1 year Call
VMware vSphere 5 Standard with Operations Management Acceleration Kit for 6 processors + Production Support for 3 years Call
VMware vSphere 5 Enterprise Acceleration Kit for 6 processors + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vSphere 5 Enterprise Acceleration Kit for 6 processors + Production Support for 3 Years Call
VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit for 6 processors + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vSphere Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit for 6 processors + Production Support for 3 Years Call

VMware vCenter Server Editions

VMware vCenter Server provides unified management for vSphere environments and is a required component of a complete VMware vSphere deployment. One instance of vCenter Server is required to centrally manage virtual machines and their hosts and to enable all vSphere features. SnS is required for at least one year.

Product Description List Price
VMware vCenter Server Foundation for vSphere up to 3 hosts (Per Instance) + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vCenter Server Foundation for vSphere up to 3 hosts (Per Instance) + Production Support for 3 Years Call
VMware vCenter Server Standard for vSphere (Per Instance) + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vCenter Server Standard for vSphere (Per Instance) + Production Support for 3 Years Call

VMware vSphere Storage Appliance

VSA is revolutionary software that turns servers into shared storage. This means high availability, vMotion and automation all without shared storage hardware. vSphere Storage Appliance is compatible with vSphere 5 only, and requires one instance of vCenter Server. SnS is required for at least one year.

Product Description List Price
VMware vSphere Storage Appliance + Production Support for 1 Year Call
VMware vSphere Storage Appliance + Production Support for 3 Years Call

Technology Consulting Services

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Take advantage of our experienced consultants to create, expand or optimize your environment while gaining hands-on knowledge for your team.

Virtualization 

Whether you're just starting out with virtualization or are ready to build on your foundation by uncovering new breakthroughs, our services are designed to help you rapidly and expertly realize business value.

Server Consolidation with Operations 

Defeat data center sprawl and infrastructure underutilization. We can help fast-track your IT virtualization project, identifying server consolidation prospects and opportunities for streamlining IT management within your existing physical IT infrastructure. Our experts will also pinpoint key application interdependencies and provide implementation support for your migration to VMware vSphere® virtualization.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery 

Whether you are embarking on a new initiative or preparing to expand your efforts, we'll help you understand cost of ownership and return on investment to solidify your business case. Our experts' reliable, repeatable methodologies will reduce risk and downtime, accelerate your deployment, prepare your team to effectively manage the environment and ensure first-time success.

Virtualization: Tier 1 Applications 

While virtualization of Tier 1 applications offers significant value, it also poses familiar and high-profile risks. We'll help you expertly navigate the challenges and mitigate your team's skill and bandwith gaps through a variety of consulting solutions, including assessment, design and deployment.

End-User Computing 

Today’s increasingly mobile workforce demands access anywhere, any time. Our consultants can help you make sense of the changing landscape and help you deploy a more flexible, agile desktop solution.

Mobile Secure Workspace 

End users are asking for more flexibility, while the business demands control. We'll help you design and deploy desktop as a service to a variety of end-point devices securely and efficiently, ensuring critical design choices are considered to maximize value and enhance the success of your project.

Healthcare 

Mobile, device-agnostic clinical workspaces increase staff mobility and performance, while enhancing patient care. But deploying a seamless, well-balanced virtualization solution for demanding healthcare environments can be challenging. Drawing on real-world insight, we'll make sure critical design choices aren't overlooked, ensuring you get it right the first time.

Branch Office Desktop 

When you need to provision more users, but IT can't be onsite, the Branch Office Desktop solution delivers results. Our consultants work with you to define user types, determine application profiles and use cases and deploy a solution that gets you and your end users productive—quickly and efficiently.

Business Process Desktop 

The VMware Business Process Desktop provides a streamlined, cost-effective way for IT to support business process outsourcing by improving user access, centralizing desktop management, enhancing data security and maximizing employee uptime. We'll help you architect a solution focused on security, data replication, unified communications and session management, meeting both user and business needs.

Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) 

Let our experts create, expand or enhance your ITaaS by optimizing VMware's products and technologies—while increasing the skills and self-sufficiency of your team.

Cloud Automation 

Manual, time-consuming and cumbersome processes can limit the efficiency of your software-defined data center. Our seasoned consultants provide the knowledge and bandwidth required to implement strategies to optimize service provisioning technologies and processes, helping you grow business value.

Operations Management 

Establishing your software-defined data center architecture is only the first step—you'll need efficient management and operations that keep pace with your evolving IT platforms. Our experts can develop your enterprise management capabilities to drive performance, compliance and efficiency in your cloud environment.

Operations Transformation 

The new IT requires a new approach to implementing processes, technologies, and skill sets. Equally important, the organizational culture must be re-energized, revitalized, and allowed to permeate across the entire enterprise. Our experts provide the insight and expert guidance in the areas of people, process, and technology to help transform your operational processes and organizational structures to realize the greatest value from your VMware technology investments, while giving your IT team hands-on experience to build self-sufficiency.

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Our consultants combine vast platform, product and solution expertise with an uncanny ability to work across multi-vendor IT domains and silos to design, build and implement solutions that exploit evolving technology, better manage costs and ensure quality and availability of operations. Increase success, build confidence and unleash value—faster.Take advantage of our experienced consultants to create, expand or optimize your environment while gaining hands-on knowledge for your team.Take advantage of our experienced consultants to create, expand or optimize your environment while gaining hands-on knowledge for your team.

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