Q. What is the current offer?
A. 20% promotional discount for HCI Kits.

Q. What is the timeframe for this promotion?
A. The promotion is valid from February 1, 2018 to – January 25, 2019. It expires at 11:59PM Pacific Time (PT).

Q. What are the benefits of the Promotion?
A. Customers can take advantage of the 20% off license list price promotion to lower costs, simplify operations and deploy a hyper-converged infrastructure with minimum risk.

Q. What are the requirements of this promotion?
A. Eligible only for non-ELA transactions; Not eligible for ELA transactions. Not eligible for SPF. OEMs are excluded. Eligible for Federal (US only), Commercial and Academic customers.

Q. What additional capabilities are included in the Promo?
A. The promo does not limit partners’ ability to also avail of AD+, and Solution Rewards partner programs.

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. The HCI kit promotion is available for non-ELA transactions including commercial, academic, and U.S. Federal end-user customers worldwide.

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

Q. Do Academic discounts apply
A. Yes.

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

Part Number Product Description
HCI-STD-CPU-PROMO VMware HCI Kit 6 Standard (Per CPU)
HCI-STD-CPU-APROMO Academic VMware HCI Kit 6 Standard (Per CPU)
HCI-STD-CPU-FPROMO U.S. Federal VMware HCI Kit 6 Standard (Per CPU)
HCI-ADV-CPU-PROMO VMware HCI Kit 6 Advanced (Per CPU)
HCI-ADV-CPU-APROMO Academic VMware HCI Kit 6 Advanced (Per CPU)
HCI-ADV-CPU-FPROMO U.S. Federal VMware HCI Kit 6 Advanced (Per CPU)
HCI-ENT-CPU-PROMO VMware HCI Kit 6 Enterprise (Per CPU)
HCI-ENT-CPU-APROMO Academic VMware HCI Kit 6 Enterprise (Per CPU)
HCI-ENT-CPU-FPROMO U.S. Federal VMware HCI Kit 6 Enterprise (Per CPU)
HCI-ES-KIT-PROMO VMware HCI 6 Kit Essentials for 3 Nodes (Max 2 processors per node)
HCI-ES-KIT-APROMO Academic VMware HCI 6 Kit Essentials for 3 Nodes (Max 2 processors per node)
HCI-ES-KIT-FPROMO U.S. Federal VMware HCI 6 Kit Essentials for 3 Nodes (Max 2 processors per node)
HCI-RBST-25VM-PROMO VMware HCI Kit 6 for Remote Office Branch Office Standard (25 VM pack)
HCI-RBST-25VM-APROMO Academic VMware HCI Kit 6 for Remote Office Branch Office Standard (25 VM pack)
HCI-RBST-25VM-FPROMO U.S. Federal VMware HCI Kit 6 for Remote Office Branch Office Standard (25 VM pack)
HCI-RBAD-25VM-PROMO VMware HCI Kit 6 for Remote Office Branch Office Advanced (25 VM pack)
HCI-RBAD-25VM-APROMO Academic VMware HCI Kit 6 for Remote Office Branch Office Advanced (25 VM pack)
HCI-RBAD-25VM-FPROMO U.S. Federal VMware HCI Kit 6 for Remote Office Branch Office Advanced (25 VM pack)
HCI-RBEN-25VM-PROMO VMware HCI Kit 6 Enterprise for Remote Office Branch Office (25 VM pack)
HCI-RBEN-25VM-APROMO Academic VMware HCI Kit 6 Enterprise for Remote Office Branch Office (25 VM pack)
HCI-RBEN-25VM-FPROMO U.S. Federal VMware HCI Kit 6 Enterprise for Remote Office Branch Office (25 VM pack)
HCI-OM-KIT-PRO VMware HCI Kit 6 with Operations Management (Per CPU)
HCI-OM-KIT-APRO Academic VMware HCI Kit 6 with Operations Management (Per CPU)
HCI-OM-KIT-FPRO U.S. Federal VMware HCI Kit 6 with Operations Management (Per CPU)

Support:

Q. Is Subscription and Support (SnS) required?
A. 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.