You have multiple options for purchasing VMware Cloud on AWS.

Purchasing from different sources results in a different seller of record being associated with the resources you purchase. The seller of record is responsible for billing the resources purchased from them.

Currently, a given Organization can only contain resources purchased from a single seller of record. For example, if you currently have an Organization containing SDDCs purchased through VMware, and you want to purchase additional SDDCs through AWS, you must create a different Organization and associate it with a different AWS customer account.

Purchase Through VMware

When you purchase VMware Cloud on AWS through VMware:
  • VMware is the seller of record.
  • Billing is done by VMware.

    VMware terms of service, payment methods, currencies, regions, discounts, and pricing apply.

  • You deploy and manage your VMware Cloud on AWS infrastructure through the VMC Console.

For more information on purchasing VMware Cloud on AWS through VMware, go to https://cloud.vmware.com/vmc-aws.

Purchase Through AWS

When you purchase VMware Cloud on AWS through AWS:
  • AWS is the seller of record.
  • Billing is done by AWS. Through this purchase model, the payment instruments, terms of service, region, currency, and so on, are determined by your relationship with AWS and the Enterprise Discount Program (EDP) credits that you purchased through them. Contact your AWS sales team for all questions related to pricing and billing.
  • You deploy and manage your VMware Cloud on AWS infrastructure through the VMC Console.
Table 1. Service and Feature Support for Purchasing Through AWS
Currently Supported Future Support
Services
  • Core VMware Cloud on AWS
  • vRealize Log Insight Cloud free trial
  • VMware Site Recovery (with manual purchase flow only)
  • VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery
  • VMware Cloud on AWS Govcloud
  • vRealize Log Insight Cloud paid version
  • vRealize Automation
  • vRealize Operations
  • vRealize Network Insight Cloud
  • VMware Site Recovery
Purchasing Features
  • Purchases with 1 year and 3 year term paid upfront
  • Purchases using monthly recurring billing
  • Purchases using Flexible Subscriptions
Purchasing Methods
  • Purchases of SDDCs in a new Organization directly through AWS
  • Purchases through AWS for MSPs

For more information on purchasing through AWS, go to https://aws.amazon.com/vmware/.

Purchase Through a Managed Service Provider

When you purchase through a managed service provider (MSP), the MSP handles billing, support, deployment, and management of your VMware Cloud on AWS infrastructure. Consult your MSP for more information.