License Types

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    Per the Veeam Licensing Policy, the following license types are available:

    License Type

    Usage Rights

    Licensed Object

    Additional Details

    Evaluation

    Offers free usage for a limited time. Usage is limited to non-production evaluation and demonstration purposes only.

    Instances for Instance-based products, workload-specific for other products.

    Evaluation licenses are typically offered on a 30-day basis. Contact your Veeam Representative for more details.

    Not for Resale (NFR)

    Offered exclusively to partners, NFR keys can be used free for a limited time. Usage is limited to non-production evaluation and demonstration purposes only.

    Instances for Instance-based products, workload-specific for other products.

    The most common NFR type for partners is Instances, and those are offered as 30-day 1,000 Instance licenses OR 1-year 100 Instance licenses.

    Rental

    Available exclusively to VCSP partners, the intended use is for protection and management of third-party data. However, VCSP partners may also use them for internal data management.

    Instances for Instance-based products, workload-specific for other products.

    These licenses align to VCSP Rental pricing, which offers a pay-as-you-go model for monthly usage.

    Subscription

    Available to Veeam customers or partners managing/protecting their own data, Veeam Subscription is offered on single-year or multi-year terms.

    Note: Subscription licenses may not be owned by a VCSP partner for management/protection of third-party data. However, these licenses are available for Resale to Veeam customers.

    Instances for Instance-based products, workload-specific for other products.

    Check out the Pricing Resource Center on the ProPartner Portal for information on Veeam Subscription.

    Perpetual

    Available to Veeam customers or partners managing/protecting their own data, Veeam Perpetual licenses are owned in perpetuity with single-year and multi-year Maintenance Contracts available.

    Note: Perpetual licenses may not be owned by a VCSP partner for management/protection of third-party data. However, these licenses are available for Resale to Veeam customers.

    Offered per-Socket only.

    Veeam Perpetual covers a few of Veeam more mature products: Veeam Backup & Replication,Veeam ONE, Veeam Availability Suite, and Veeam Management Pack.

    Free (Community Edition)

    Most Veeam products have a Free version that offers full or limited functionality.

    Community Edition offers full functionality for a limited license amount. For example, Instance-based products are offered up to 10 Instances per installation.

    Note: Licensing Community Edition to manage or protect third-party data is prohibited, per the Veeam EULA.

    Instances for Instance-based products, workload-specific for other products.

    Most products have a Free or Community Edition offering.