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VMware is desktop and datacentre software. A VMware virtualisation software licence is in place for the University of Otago.

On this page you will find information about purchasing and licensing VMware software through Information Technology Services (ITS) including:

VMware software available through ITS

The VMware licence covers:

  • VirtualCenter Management Server (incl VMware VMFS)
  • VMware Infrastructure Enterprise Edition
  • VMware ESX Server incl VMware VMFS
  • Virtual SMP
  • VirtualCenter Agent
  • VMotion
  • VMware DR
  • VMware HA
  • VMware Consolidated Backup

Please note that Vitual Desktop Infrastructure is excluded from the University's VMware licence agreement. The software covered by this agreement may not be used to create a virtual desktop infrastructure.

VMware software usage and licence terms

  • Staff and students can use VMware on University-owned computers.

Prices for VMware software

University Departments

There is no cost to departments for the VMware software applications covered by this licence. Please note that exact records must be kept of what is installed and where for this software.

VMware Fusion 6 Professional Edition is also available for $82.00 (this price may change due to the exchange rate).

More information about VMware software

Please contact the ITS Software Procurement team if you would like more information about VMware software.

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