Broadcom shifts VMware to subscription model, ends perpetual license sales

The chipmaker aims to double VMware's earnings within three years

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Broadcom shifts VMware to subscription model. Image credit: VMware.
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Broadcom shifts VMware to subscription model. Image credit: VMware.

In a strategic move aimed at transforming virtualisation and cloud computing firm VMware into a subscription-based business, Broadcom has officially ceased the sale of perpetual licenses for VMware products.

The transition follows the completion of Broadcom's $61 billion acquisition of VMware in November. The shift away from perpetual licenses extends to the discontinuation of support and subscripti...

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