Licensing Model

Offering flexible licensing options across the Gigamon portfolio to meet your needs.

Why a Licensing Model?

Because you need flexibility and choice to align with your business needs.

Flexible licensing options

  • Subscription licenses for organizations who
    may prefer to consume in an OpEx model
  • Perpetual licenses for organizations where
    this matches financial preferences

Repackaged support

  • Hardware replacement separated from support
  • TAC access and software support bundled

Pivoting to Subscription Licensing delivers additional benefits:

  • Accounting and budgeting flexibility
  • Pay as you grow
  • Flexible renewals and upgrades

  • Decoupled hardware and software refresh cycles
  • More attention to your needs and success
  • Smoother financial planning

Licensing Models

Software — whether embedded in hardware, a functionality add-on, or standalone — can be licensed using two different models:




(never expires)

Purchase: Amount for the selected term length Entire amount upfront
Usage rights: Use of software and features for a specified time period Use of software and features indefinitely
Support: Elite Support included with the license Support purchased separately
Software updates: Included Requires separate support contract

Gigamon Product Licensing

The software-centric licensing models are tailored for...

Subscription License Perpetual
Minimum 1 year initial Minimum 3 years initial
GigaVUE® Cloud Suite Software only Y/N Y/N
GigaVUE HC Series
GigaVUE TA Series
Software only
(capability add-ons)
Hardware with software
(chassis and modules)
GigaVUE-FM Software only Y/N
Hardware with software Y/N

Product Types


The embedded software is treated separately from the hardware


Applies to non-embedded software and software add-ons, such as features and capabilties

Hardware Embedded Software
Purchase Typically purchased up front Purchased as either subscription or perpetual Licenses can be purchased as either perpetual or subscription
Support Support purchased separately Support based on licensing model Support is dependent on licensing model
Note: Subscription model requires initial minimum term of 3 years (36 months) Note: Subscription model requires initial minimum term of 1 year (12 months)

Hardware Leasing


Leasing includes hardware and software together and Elite Support for the specified term. Leasing grants the right to use the products for the specified term, while they remain the property of Gigamon.

NOTE: This leasing option is available ONLY for products that are deployed and used within the 50 states of the United States of America.



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