Simplicity Across Clouds Is Rare
91% of executives are looking to improve “consistency across [their] public cloud environments."
Applications Need to Be Modernized
68% of developers want to expand use of modern application frameworks, APIs and services.
Distributed Work Models Are Here to Stay
72% of enterprise employees are working from non-traditional environments.
Security Is a Top-Down Concern
Risk related to security, data and privacy issues remains the #1 multi-cloud challenge.
Get on a Faster Path to Prod
Build and deploy quickly and securely on any public cloud or on-premises Kubernetes cluster.
Simplify Kubernetes Operations
Build and operate a secure, multi-cloud container infrastructure at scale.
Pair with App Development Experts
Unlock value by modernizing your existing apps and building innovative new products.
Connect and Run with Confidence
Reduce time-to-value, lower costs, and enhance security while modernizing your private and public cloud infrastructure.
Enhance Digital Experiences
Securely, reliably, and optimally connect applications in the cloud and at the edge to deliver unique experiences.
Run enterprise apps at scale with a consistent cloud infrastructure across public clouds, data centers and edge environments.
Deliver an Engaging Experience
Put employees first with device choice, flexibility, and seamless, consistent, high-quality experiences.
Secure Today’s Anywhere Workspace
Ease the move to Zero Trust with situational intelligence and connected control points.
Automate the Workspace
Manage to outcomes — not tasks — with intelligent compliance, workflow and performance management.
Secure & Connect Workloads
Operationalize consistent security and networking across apps, users, and entities with transparency built into our tools.
Protect APIs — the New Endpoints
Increase app velocity and centrally manage, secure, connect, and govern your clusters no matter where they reside.
Get built-in threat intelligence spanning users, endpoints and networks to evolve your protection in a dynamic landscape.
Deliver security and networking as a built-in distributed service across users, apps, devices, and workloads in any cloud.
Work with a VMware Partner
Partners deliver outcomes with their expertise and VMware technology, creating exceptional value for our mutual customers.
Become a Partner
Together with our partners, VMware is building the new multi-cloud ecosystem positioned to become essential to our customers.
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Giving other users access to the License Keys
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Contact the customer support department for the OEM you purchased it from. They will work with you to replace your activation codes.
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Serial Number: A license code embedded within ESXi that enables single server partitioning.
VMware ESXi: A version of VMware's market leading hypervisor that can be embedded in server hardware. It can be licensed several ways:
Please see the Licensing chapter in the Administration Guide for more details.
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OEM Redemption Portal: A VMware portal that allows you to redeem the Partner Activation Codes you purchased from a VMware OEM. Redemption of Partner Activation Codes results in delivery of your License Keys.