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VMware’s Licensing Prices Spike in the Wake of Broadcom Acquisition

Since Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware, a lot of changes have taken place internally. But what has made the biggest impact on the customers is Broadcom’s revision of VMware’s software licensing price list. Prices have jumped up from 5% to 25% as licensing tiers have been merged and restructured.

Camberley Bates, VP of Data Infrastructure, and Steven Dickens, VP and Practice Leader at The Futurum Group, drill down on the implications of the price changes for vSphere and VCF, and predict how it might make way for new competition in the market.

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Check out their Market Insight Report – “Server Virtualization: To Be or Not to Be vSphere” on the Futurum website for more insights on this. Keep reading here at for more such interesting stories.

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Sulagna Saha

Sulagna Saha is a writer at Gestalt IT where she covers all the latest in enterprise IT. She has written widely on miscellaneous topics. On she writes about the hottest technologies in Cloud, AI, Security and sundry.

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