License Types

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    Per the Veeam Licensing Policy, the following license types are available (note the usage rights column for deployment/resale guidance).

    License Type

    Usage rights

    Licensed object

    Products covered

    Additional details

    Evaluation

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

    Offered in Instances for Instance-based products, as well as workload-specific for other products.

    All products have an Evaluation license available.

    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.

    Offered in Instances for Instance-based products, as well as workload-specific for other products.

    All paid products have NFR license available.

    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.

    VCSP Rental

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

    Offered in Instances for Instance-based products, as well as workload-specific for other products.

    Veeam Subscription covers all paid Veeam 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 are 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.

    Offered in Instances for Instance-based products, as well as workload-specific for other products.

    Veeam Subscription covers all paid Veeam 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’s 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 is a product ‘Edition’ that 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.

    Offered in Instances for Instance-based products, as well as workload-specific for other products.

    Most products have a Free or Community Edition offering.