VMware is the most-used virtualization technology. Companies get value from the functionality and the benefits it offers. If that technology is good for your business, then there is a path to run Oracle on VMware while controlling your costs and minimizing your risks associated with using Oracle.
This whitepaper gives 4 steps for successfully licensing Oracle on VMware. Building your palisade (defense) based on your contracts, technical reports, data from your usage of the software, and your company profile and goals will help you understand and defend your licensing position.
As always, your specific situation may be different from what we describe in this whitepaper. For help creating and executing on a licensing strategy around Oracle, please contact us.