New vSphere 5 licensing model

>VMware vSphere®5: The Best Platform for Cloud Infrastructures – is launched on July 12, 2011. The download is still not available yet but you can register on vmware.com and when the download for the same is available, they will update you via an email .

New vSphere 5 licensing model is totally different as it was vSphere 4.

The VMware vSphere 4 the licensing model was per physical processor based on the number of cores per CPU and the physical memory.

The VMware vSphere 5 license model is based per physical processor and the allocated memory (vRAM) across the entire vSphere environment for a particular vSphere 5 edition (pool).

VMware has released a video which explains the new vSphere 5 licensing model.

http://download3.vmware.com/media/vsphere/licensing/vs5_licensing_pricing.html

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3 thoughts on “New vSphere 5 licensing model

  1. Delores November 17, 2011 at 6:02 pm Reply

    I’m not esialy impressed. . . but that’s impressing me! 🙂

    • Bonner December 1, 2011 at 12:19 pm Reply

      That’s really thiiknng out of the box. Thanks!

    • Ving December 3, 2011 at 6:11 am Reply

      If my problem was a Death Star, this article is a photon tporedo.

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