vSphere ROBO vs. per CPU Licensing

At VMworld 2014, VMware has announced vSphere Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO). This new package, available as Standard and Advanced edition, offers a per virtual machine licensing model. These 25 VM packs can be distributed across multiple remote sites.

vSphere ROBO is expected to be available in Q3 2014.

vSphere Enterprise Plus vSphere ROBO vSphere ROBO Advanced
License entitlement Per 1 CPU Pack of 25 Virtual Machines Pack of 25 Virtual Machines
Price $3.495,00 $3.000,00 $4.500,00
vMotion
yes
yes
yes
Storage vMotion
yes
yes
yes
High Availability
yes
yes
yes
Data Protection
yes
yes
yes
Fault Tolerance
yes
yes
yes
vShield Endpoint
yes
yes
yes
vSphere Replication
yes
yes
yes
Hot Add
yes
yes
yes
Distributed Switch
yes
yes
Host Profiles
yes
yes
Auto Deploy
yes
yes
App HA
yes
Reliable Memory
yes
Big Data Extensions
yes
Virtual Serial Port Concentrator
yes
Distributed Resources Scheduler
yes
Distributed Power Management
yes
Storage DRS
yes
Profile-Driven Storage
yes
Storage I/O Control
yes
Network I/O Control
yes
Single Root I/O Virtualization
yes
Flash Read Cache
yes
Storage APIs for Array Integration
yes

 

Introducing VMware vSphere Remote Office Branch Office Editions

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