vSphere 6.7 Editions, Licensing, Architecture and Solutions

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vSphere 6.7 Editions and Licensing

VMware vSphere 6.7 licensing is based on physical CPU count of the hosts. Every edition requires Support and Subscription contract purchase.

License key has edition and quantity information encoded in it. These keys are not tied to a specific hardware and can be assigned to multiple hosts, as long as the number of CPUs are within licensed limit.

vSphere customers with current contracts are entitled for version upgrades. vSphere is also allowed to be downgraded to the previous versions.

In vSphere 6.7 there are three editions available:

  • Standard
  • Enterprise Plus
  • Platinum
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