Everything you need to know about the VMware ELA

(Editor’s note: updated on October 16, 2019)

From cutting costs to simplifying IT, there are a lot of reasons to consider the VMware ELA (VMWare Enterprise License Agreement). 

However, with a minimum spend requirement of $250,000 (with $150,000 net new licensing spend after discounting, without support or subscription) and highly customized terms, understanding if the VMware ELA is right for you is challenging.

With hundreds of VMware ELA negotiations under our belt, we decided to shed some light on the situation. Below you will find a high-level summary of a recent webinar hosted by our VMware experts.

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The truth about Cisco Software Enterprise Agreements

The truth about Cisco Enterprise Agreements

CIOs and IT managers face many challenges when it comes to software licensing. And it’s no secret that this struggle results in unsatisfactory outcomes for IT operations, budget and resource management.

If you have a baseline of 1,000 knowledge workers and are still buying Cisco software licenses ‘à la carte’ read on to learn how Cisco’s Enterprise Agreement (EA) will dramatically reduce your licensing and support costs.

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How to determine which VMware licensing option is best

How to determine which VMware licensing option is best

Despite the fact VMware has only three core licensing programs – a far cry from other technologies such as Microsoft and Adobe ­– it’s still challenging to know exactly which licensing program is the right choice for your organization.

Let’s take a deep look at the three VMware licensing programs available, and help you decide which is best for your organization. [Read more…]