FAQs

Q. What is the current offer?
A. vSphere or vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise and Enterprise Plus edition customers upgrading to vSphere Platinum get 50% off on the upgrade.

VMware vRealize Operations Standard customers upgrading to vRealize Operations Advanced or vRealize Suite Standard get 50% off on the upgrade.

All customers that combine the upgrade from vSphere or vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise and Enterprise Plus editions to vSphere Platinum with upgrade from VMware vRealize Operations Standard to vRealize Operations Advanced or vRealize Suite Standard, in the same contract, get 50% off on Platinum upgrade and 65% off on vRealize upgrade.

Q. What are the requirements of this promotion?
A. Upgrade customers must be currently active on VMware vSphere or vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise and Enterprise Plus Subscription and Support (SnS).

vRealize upgrade customers must be currently active on Subscription and Support (SnS) at the time of purchasing the eligible upgrades. Customers must purchase the eligible upgrades during the promotion period.

Q. Is there a detailed SKU list posted for eligible products that must be purchased in-order-to take advantage of this promotion?
A. Yes.

Q. What if I buy through a channel partner, will my order(s) be eligible?
A. Yes.

Q. Which customers are eligible for this promotion?
A. This promotion is available to all commercial, and academic, end-user customers.

Q. Do Academic discounts apply?
A. Yes.

Q. Which SKUs are associated with this Promotion?
A.

Description

Commercial

Academic

Upgrade: VMware Sphere Enterprise plus to VMware vSphere 6 Platinum for 1 CPU (Socket). SaaS component 12 month Prepaid - US Data Center Promo

VS6-EPL-A1PL12P-UG-P

VS6-EPL-A1PL12P-UG-AP

Upgrade: VMware Sphere Enterprise plus to VMware vSphere 6 Platinum for 1 CPU (Socket). SaaS component 36 month Prepaid - US Data Center Promo

VS6-EPL-A1PL36P-UG-P

VS6-EPL-A1PL36P-UG-AP

Upgrade: VMware Sphere Enterprise plus to VMware vSphere 6 Platinum for 1 CPU (Socket). SaaS component 12 month Prepaid - Frankfurt Data Center Promo

VS6-EPL-B1PL12P-UG-P

VS6-EPL-B1PL12P-UG-AP

Upgrade: VMware Sphere Enterprise plus to VMware vSphere 6 Platinum for 1 CPU (Socket). SaaS component 36 month Prepaid - Frankfurt Data Center Promo

VS6-EPL-B1PL36P-UG-P

VS6-EPL-B1PL36P-UG-AP

Upgrade: VMware Sphere Enterprise plus to VMware vSphere 6 Platinum for 1 CPU (Socket). SaaS component 12 month Prepaid - London Data Center Promo

VS6-EPL-C1PL12P-UG-P

VS6-EPL-C1PL12P-UG-AP

Upgrade: VMware Sphere Enterprise plus to VMware vSphere 6 Platinum for 1 CPU (Socket). SaaS component 36 month Prepaid - London Data Center Promo

VS6-EPL-C1PL36P-UG-P

VS6-EPL-C1PL36P-UG-AP

Upgrade: VMware Sphere Enterprise plus to VMware vSphere 6 Platinum for 1 CPU (Socket). SaaS component 12 month Prepaid - Sydney Data Center Promo

VS6-EPL-D1PL12P-UG-P

VS6-EPL-D1PL12P-UG-AP

Upgrade: VMware Sphere Enterprise plus to VMware vSphere 6 Platinum for 1 CPU (Socket). SaaS component 12 month Prepaid - Sydney Data Center Promo

VS6-EPL-D1PL36P-UG-P

VS6-EPL-D1PL36P-UG-AP

VMware vRealize Operations 7 Standard (Per CPU) to VMware vRealize Operations 7 Advanced (Per CPU)

VR7-OSTC-OADC-P-UG-PRO

VR7-OSTC-OADC-P-UG-APRO

VMware vRealize Operations 7 Standard - vSOM Entitlement (Per CPU) to VMware vRealize Operations 7 Advanced (Per CPU)

VR7-OSTCVS-OADC-P-UG-PRO

VR7-OSTCVS-OADC-P-UG-APRO

VMware vRealize Operations 7 Standard (Per CPU) to VMware vRealize Suite 2018 Standard (per PLU)

VR18-OSTC-STD-P-UG-PRO

VR18-OSTC-STD-P-UG-APRO

VMware vRealize Operations 7 Standard - vSOM Entitlement (Per CPU) to VMware vRealize Suite 2018 Standard (Per PLU)

VR18-OSTVC-STD-P-UG-PRO

VR18-OSTVC-STD-P-UG-APRO

Support:

Q. Is Subscription and Support (SnS) required?
A. Yes. A minimum 1 year of SnS is required with purchase.

Q. Is SnS discounted?
A. Discounts are not offered for VMware Subscription and Support.

Q. Whom can I contact if I have questions?
A. Please contact your VMware authorized reselling partner or VMware account representative if you have any questions.