vRealize™ Operations is available with two license models—per processor and per virtual machine or physical server—and in three editions.

Licensing Guide

Purchasing Options

Choose Your License Model

vRealize Operations is available with two license models:

  • Per Processor with Unlimited VMs: For virtual environments with high consolidation ratios, vRealize Operations is available per processor as part of the VMware vCloud Suite or VMware vSphere with Operations Management. In addition, we have now made available VMware vRealize Operations Insight, as an add-on offering to vSphere with Operations Management. Learn more about this new solution here.
  • Per Virtual Machine or Physical Server: For virtual environments with low consolidation ratios, vRealize Operations is also available a-la-carte in 25-VM or OS instance license packs.

Choose Your Edition

vRealize Operations is available in three editions for use by teams responsible for managing vSphere and virtual infrastructure, heterogeneous virtual and physical environments, or hybrid cloud infrastructure at the OS and application level. The editions are - Standard, Advanced and Enterprise.


Edition Name Description
Standard Provides intelligent vSphere operations management for businesses of all sizes. It correlates data across the vSphere environment in a unified management tool that is easy to use and competitively priced. It enables vSphere performance and capacity optimization with predictive analytics, Smart Alerts and policy-based automation.
Advanced Provides intelligent operations management across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures—from vSphere and Hyper-V, to Amazon Web Services, to physical hardware – supported by 3rd party management packs. It correlates data across applications and infrastructure in a unified management tool that is easy-to-use with customizable displays and reporting tailored to each team’s needs. It provides full control over performance, capacity, and configuration with predictive analytics and Smart Alerts to drive proactive action, as well as policy-based automation.
Enterprise Provides all the capabilities of Advanced edition plus additional capabilities for managing business critical applications. Provides application monitoring and OS-level configuration, change and compliance management capabilities to help ensure quality of service, operational efficiency and enforcement of IT standards for both infrastructure and applications in physical, virtual and cloud environments.

Management Packs

Download vRealize Operations Management Packs for third-party applications such as Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server, Hyper-V, Amazon AWS, SAP, Oracle, and more—on the Cloud Management Marketplace.

Support Offerings

Production or Basic support contracts are available for all VMware vRealize Operations editions. One year of SnS is required. Learn more about support.

Global support available 24x7 for your production environments where fast response times for critical issues are required. Includes product updates and upgrades. Learn more about Production Support.

Support for non-critical applications and platforms that require support during normal business hours only. Includes product updates and upgrades. Learn more about Basic Support.

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