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NEW Veeam Universal License (VUL)

License Portability, Made Easy!

The Veeam® Universal License (VUL) solution allows customers to use a single type of licensing across all workloads — cloud, virtual and physical workloads, on premises and across public clouds. Customers can now more easily realize their multi-cloud strategy with this universal licensing option from Veeam. VUL takes all the portability benefits of the previous Veeam Instance Licensing and cranks it up, further simplifying the packaging and merge capabilities, all while lowering the price. 

Slightly different name. Vastly improved customer experience!

Universal portability

Universal licensing enables one portable license type to be used across cloud, virtual and physical workloads with no hassle.
  • Fully-featured “Universal” edition for simplified experience
  • Portable across workloads and locations
  • Move licenses on your own schedule
Simplified licensing

You don’t need to be a licensing expert. Centrally manage a pool of universal licenses for all your Veeam licensing needs.
  • No need for product or workload-specific licenses
  • One simple licensing unit to cover any workload
  • Simple online configurator to calculate your needs
No legacy lock-in

Universal licensing is both workload and cloud-agnostic and includes the benefits of a cloud-consumption model.
  • No license lock-in with legacy workloads
  • Flexible consumption options, reuse instead of buying new
  • Subscription model, allowing reduced capex

Configure Veeam Universal Licenses for your environment

Simplify your Move to Multi-Cloud

Universal licensing makes protecting and restoring backups to cloud environments easier than ever and avoids additional fees that other vendors may charge. Get the benefits of Veeam in a flexible, portable solution that meets your growing multi-cloud environment needs.

Available for the following types of workloads:

  • Virtual machines — VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V & Nutanix AHV
  • Cloud — AWS EC2, Microsoft Azure VMs and more
  • Physical servers & workstations — Microsoft Windows and Linux
  • Enterprise applications — Veeam Plug-in for Oracle RMAN & SAP HANA
  • On premises & in the cloud!

Licenses sold as the following products:

  • Veeam Availability Suite™
  • Veeam Backup & Replication™
  • Veeam Backup Essentials™
  • Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows and Linux*
  • Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV*
  • Cloud workloads
*VUL Subscription licenses are sold as Veeam Availability Suite, Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam Backup Essentials. These options give users the ability to protect cloud, virtual and physical workloads, on premises or in the cloud. This includes the ability to license Veeam Agents for Microsoft Windows & Linux, Veeam Availability for Nutanix AHV, Veeam Plug-ins and more with no additional licenses to purchase. All are modules of Veeam Backup & Replication and require the VUL Subscription license. Check out pricing here.

Already using Subscription or Instance licensing? Your account will be updated to the new VUL license at the next product upgrade or contract renewal. Per-Socket licensing is still an option for on-premises deployments.

While the Universal licensing model is designed for end users, Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partners can still take advantage of NEW portable keys through the VCSP licensing program. For more information, contact your VCSP sales representative.

How are Licenses Measured?

With VUL licensing, customers apply license instances to each workload that they protect.  Customers protect each workload with one license from their pool of available licenses. Veeam products are generally sold in bundles of 10 licenses and customers use their licenses for whatever workload they need to protect. One license protects one VM, one server, one cloud VM, one application server or a three pack of workstations. 

No more editions! Makes VUL easier than ever to use.