Frequently Asked Questions
VMware Cloud Foundation is the perpetually licensed offer, where VMware Cloud is available in Connected (SaaS) and Disconnected (Term) Subscription offerings. Learn more about VMware Cloud.
Yes. With the support of NVIDIA AI Enterprise Suite, NVIDIA GPUs can now be configured with VMware Cloud Foundation deployments to support accelerated AI/ML workloads.
Select service providers from the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) offer cloud services powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, including CenturyLink, OVH, and Rackspace. VMware Cloud on AWS is an on-demand service operated, managed, and sold by VMware. Additional solutions include Azure VMware Solutions and Google Cloud VMware Engine.
There are five ways to purchase VMware Cloud Foundation:
- As a connected or disconnected subscription service through VMware Cloud Editions
- Directly from VMware (perpetual or subscription licensing)
- From VMware channel partners
- As part of an integrated system from OEM vendors and
- As a subscription service from a VCPP service provider