Q. What is the current offer?
A. Net new purchases of vRealize Suite Standard or vCloud Suite Standard are discounted at 50% off. Upgrades from vSphere to vCloud Suite Standard are discounted at 50% off. Upgrades from vRealize Operations Standard to vRealize Suite Standard are discounted at 50% off.

Q. What is the value proposition of taking advantage of this promotion? 
A.
Customers get unified, self-driving operations management for their vSphere environments and beyond – including automated performance optimization, capacity planning and management with integrated costing, intelligent remediation with log management, and integrated compliance. Monitor and optimize hybrid cloud deployments with the operations management platform that was built for VMware and beyond.  

Q. What is the timeframe for this Promotion?
A.
This promotion is available from September 1, 2020 through January 22, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

Q. What products are included in vRealize Suite Standard and vCloud Suite Standard?
A.
vRealize Suite Standard includes vRealize Operations Advanced, vRealize Log Insight, and the vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager. vCloud Suite Standard bundles all of these elements with vSphere Enterprise Plus.

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, please see the SKU list.

Q. What if I buy through a channel partner, will my order(s) be eligible?
A.
Yes, orders fulfilled by a VMware channel partner are eligible for this promotion.

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

Q. Are promotion purchases eligible for VMware purchasing programs?
A.
This promotion is not eligible for VMware’s Enterprise Purchasing Program (EPP), Volume Purchasing Program (VPP), or VMware Transactional Purchasing Program (TPP). This promotion cannot be combined with any other promotions or discounts for the same product.

Q. How can this promotion be purchased? 
A.
This promotion can be purchased directly from your VMware sales representative or an authorized VMware channel partner. This promotion is not OEM eligible.

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 SnS.

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