VCF on VxRail offers flexible financial consumption models that can align to how customers choose to consume their private cloud technologies. They include traditional CAPEX, Instance-Based Configurations with APEX, and Dell Technologies On Demand.
- CAPEX - As has always been the case, customers can purchase VCF on VxRail using traditional CAPEX consumption models. This model requires an upfront payment.
- APEX HYBRID CLOUD - VCF on VxRail is the foundation for APEX Hybrid Cloud. In a few clicks, you can subscribe to instances designed for your workloads through the APEX Console — and get it deployed in your datacenter, co-location facility, and edge locations in as few as 14 days. With a simplified ordering process enabled by the APEX Console, pick instance types based on your workload requirements, capacity needed and subscription term. Intuitively select from preconfigured hybrid cloud solutions aligned to your enterprise workloads. Available in the US and EMEA only.
- APEX FLEX ON DEMAND- - Payment solutions for VxRail include APEX Flex On Demand, a pay-per-use consumption model that enables customers to scale capacity up or down, with payments that rise and fall accordingly. Customers simply choose their baseline capacity, which they pay for at an agreed-upon rate each month, as well as buffer capacity.
Figure 22. VMware Cloud Foundation on VxRail financial consumption options