Pivotal and VMware are partnering to deliver well-managed, agile and secure data and application infrastructure for VMware environments across public, private and hybrid clouds. Pivotal RabbitMQ, formerly known as VMware vFabric RabbitMQ, is now part of the Pivotal portfolio of products.

Understanding Pivotal RabbitMQ Pricing

Pivotal RabbitMQ can be purchased in two ways:

  • As part of VMware vFabric® Suite Advanced. Because vFabric Suite Advanced has a flexible licensing scheme, we recommend this option for customers who plan to run Pivotal RabbitMQ on VMware vSphere® or multiple vFabric products in their environment. Learn more about pricing for vFabric Suite Advanced.
  • As a standalone Pivotal RabbitMQ perpetual license. Because this option is priced per physical CPU, we recommend it for customers who plan to run Pivotal RabbitMQ only on physical infrastructure, and not on vSphere. This pricing is outlined below.

For customers who plan to run Pivotal RabbitMQ on physical infrastructure, standalone Pivotal RabbitMQ is available as a one-time license under which support and subscription (SnS) contracts can be renewed annually.

VMware offers a choice of support levels for standalone Pivotal RabbitMQ:

Standalone Pivotal RabbitMQ is priced per RabbitMQ server. There is no charge per RabbitMQ client or AMQP client. Pivotal RabbitMQ licensing entitles you to connect an unlimited number of RabbitMQ and AMQP clients to any Pivotal RabbitMQ server. For example, if you deployed five Pivotal RabbitMQ servers, each of which was accessed by 100 RabbitMQ clients, you would only need to pay for license five Pivotal RabbitMQ servers, and not for the 100 RabbitMQ clients.

Standalone Pivotal RabbitMQ is priced is per physical CPU that each RabbitMQ server runs on, with up to 6 cores per CPU. Each additional six cores require an additional license.

Suggested retail pricing for standalone Pivotal RabbitMQ is shown below. Please contact your local Reseller or vFabric expert for specific pricing.

Note: Retail Pricing is for reference purposes only and is subject to change without notice. Pricing is suggested retail price in USD, for sales in the United States. Regional prices may vary.

  Perpetual Pricing (USD)

Pivotal RabbitMQ with Production Support

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Pivotal RabbitMQ with Basic Support

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Additional Licensing

Pivotal RabbitMQ is available for US Federal Government entities (GSA pricing), qualifying academic institutions, and managed service providers enrolled in the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP). For details, please contact a reseller or vFabric expert.