VMware extends Enteprise licensing -- but is it what it seems?

VMware vSphere introduced a new licensing scheme that didn't appeal to former top-tier customers as it meant upgrading to a new teir to leverage advanced technologies.

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VMware extends vSphere Enterprise licensing, but it's a catch-22

By Eric Siebert, Contributor

In the past, the licensing structure for VMware products and services has been a contentious issue. VMware's attempts to steer customers toward more costly licensing packages have been wrought with confusion and inconsistency. While the virtualization vendor has made great strides with licensing, there is still room for improvement.


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This was first published in June 2010

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