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New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby heiicat » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:33 pm

Is it possible to mix perpetual licensing (ie: Veeam Essentials 3 x 2 sockets) and Subscription licensing (Add an additional host but only 2 VMs)?
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby jazzoberoi » Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:33 am

+1 We can cover all our offsite servers this way.
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby Gostev » Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:16 am

Unfortunately, mixing different types of licenses is technically not possible in the product today. But of course, you can deploy the dedicated backup server to manage those offsite servers, for example. Thanks!
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby DDIT » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:59 pm

If we went all-in with Subscription, can we get a mix of Standard and Enterprise?

For example, say we have

Head Quarters - 10 VMs
Branch Office A - 2 VMs
Branch Office B - 2 VMs

Could we get 2 x Enterprise Subscriptions to cover the HQ site (where Enterprise features are required) and have 1 x Standard Subscription covering both Branch Offices. And manage everything from a single console?

I am referring to Veeam Backup Essentials btw.


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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby tdewin » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:55 pm

Hi,

This is covered in the FAQ:
Q: Can I mix and match different product editions in the same environment.
A: No, the license edition has to be the same.

veeam-backup-replication-f2/read-this-first-frequently-asked-questions-v7-t17633.html#p85109
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby DDIT » Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:33 pm

Me again.

Regarding the subscription for Veeam Backup Essentials pricing on this page, https://www.veeam.com/veeam-backup-esse ... icing.html, specifically "You can also purchase one- to five-year subscription licenses of Veeam Backup Essentials on a per-VM basis in 5 socket bundles, for up to a maximum of 50 VMs"

what does "5 socket bundles" mean?
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:52 am

Must be a typo, I think the statement should go like this: "on a per-VM basis in 5 Virtual Machine bundles", meaning that subscription per-VM license can only be issued in multiples of 5, meaning 5 VMs, 10 VMs, 15 VMs, etc.

It would not harm to clarify that with the sales representative, though.

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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby DDIT » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:11 pm

Thanks.

Sorry to ask an obvious question, but I just want to be clear... Say I am setting up a new branch office and they have 3 VM's only, it would cost me 5 x £130.50 for a 1-year sub?

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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby v.Eremin » Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:26 pm

Based on my understanding, indicated is the price for 5 VMs as opposed to a single VM, but it's worth reaching your sales representative for confirmation. Thanks.
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby Legoman » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:35 pm

Can someone confirm the fact that a annual subscription for Backup Essentials cover 5 VM ? Or do we need to buy 1 annual subscription for Backup Essentials for each VM ?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby foggy » Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:39 pm

Please contact your sales representative for any licensing-related question. Thanks.
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby DDIT » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:44 am

My reseller confirmed for me that for Veeam B&R Essentials, I subscription "license" covers 5 VMs.
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Re: New Licensing Model

Veeam Logoby Gostev » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:57 am

From what I heard, Veeam Backup Essentials will continue to be offered on socket-basis ONLY, as the goal of this offering is to 100% match VMware Essentials (which is only available on socket-basis). So the idea here is that a prospect buys X sockets of VMware Essentials, and adds matching number of Veeam Essentials.
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