Challenges of VMware Licensing: How it Works

A Solution Overview

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Flexera Software can help you manage the complexities of VMware licensing, and help optimize your license position throughout the enterprise.


FlexNet Manager for VMware

FlexNet Manager for VMware is a scalable VMware license compliance and Software License Optimization solution that is built on the FlexNet Manager Platform. This VMware license optimization product automates and optimizes entitlement based software license management to enable the reduction of license, maintenance and audit costs for VMware server software, while maintaining license compliance.

FlexNet Manager for VMware provides next generation software asset management functionality including VMware license optimization through the application of vendor-specific license entitlements known as product use rights. The included VMware Product Use Rights Library enables FlexNet Manager for VMware to determine an accurate license position and minimize license consumption to reduce ongoing software costs and provide the fastest return on investment. FlexNet Manager for VMware allows organizations to achieve the highest level of Software License Optimization maturity—Level 4, for VMware software asset management processes. FlexNet Manager for VMware is part of the FlexNet Manager Suite for Enterprises used by thousands of enterprises to gain control of and optimize spend across their software estate.


Flexera Software Global Consulting Services combines years of experience, industry best practice expertise and deep knowledge on our products to help you design and implement solutions to meet your business needs. Learn more about our Application Readiness and Software License Optimization service offerings.