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VMware Licensing Basics – Understanding the VPP, EPP, and ELA Agreements


VMware’s menu of license agreements is relatively straightforward. Below is a brief overview of VMware’s 3 key license agreements, starting from the bottom with little customer spend/seats, and ending with the complex, enterprise-caliber agreement.

Volume Purchasing Program

The Volume Purchasing Program (VPP) offers entry-level customers significant, incremental discounts for purchasing a minimum of $25K in eligible VMware products. Customers enroll in VPP, accumulate points with each purchase, and receive rewards.