The University of Queensland through CAUDIT has entered into a whole of organisation site licence agreement with VMWare. This VMWare CAUDIT site licence is central funded and provides the server products listed below for UQ owned computers at no charge to The University of Queensland for internal business purposes only.

This agreement does not include desktop products such as VMWare Fusion or Workstation. However VMWare Fusion can be purchased through UniFi

What is Included?

The following products including corresponding updates and upgrades are available under the VMware agreement

  • vRealize Suite Advanced
  • VMware NSX Advanced
  • vCenter Server Standard    
  • vSphere Enterprise Plus
  • Site Recovery Manager

Older Products:

  • vCloud Suite Advanced (& vCenter Std)
  • vCenter Operations Manager Advanced
  • vCenter Server 4 Standard
  • vSphere 4 Enterprise
  • VMware Infrastructure 3, Enterprise Edition including:
  • VMware ESX Server, including VMware VMFS (Virtual Machine File System)
  • Virtual SMP
  • VirtualCenter Agent
  • VMotion
  • VMware DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler)
  • VMware HA (High Availability)
  • VMware Consolidated Backup
  • vCenter Server 2 Standard (including vCenter Converter 3.0 Enterprise)


Who can use it?

The VMware site license is available for no charge to all current employees and third party contractors of:

  • University of Queensland
  • Translational Research Institute
  • College's Information Technology Group
  • Uniquest Pty Ltd.
  • The University of Queensland Union College
  • Emmanuel College
  • St Leo's College
  • Cromwell College
  • Dushesne College
  • Grace College
  • International House
  • Kings College
  • St John's College
  • Women's College
  • University of Queensland Union

Further restrictions apply. For more information see the Terms and Conditions available from the Conditions of Use section on this webpage below

Home Use for Staff and Students

There is no home use (on private computers) or detached licences available under this agreement for staff or students

Conditions of Use

For University of Queensland internal business purposes only.
The details of this agreement are commercial in confidence and must not be discussed with anyone who is not a UQ employee or third party contractor.

To view this information, please click the button below. You will be asked to login with your UQ staff account.


A copy of the Terms and Conditions can be found here.

Licence Type

This is a three year agreement which is paid for on an annual basis.

Product inclusions may change at each annual renewal and will be listed above. 

The annual term of the agreement runs from 01 April to 31st March each year.

How do I install the software? (on UQ computers)

It is a requirement of this agreement that the University keep a list of all installations of the software made during the term of this agreement.

In order to acquire a licence file please ask your organisational unit's desktop support to email a request to .

The email request must include the following information:

  • What products you need licences for. 
  • The number of licences you need
  • The total number of physical CPU's 

We will then issue the licence codes, and send them to your desktop support to install.


ITS Licensing and Maintenance

Telephone (07) 3365 6000
Fax (07) 3346 6985

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