Activate Your NVIDIA BlueField Enterprise Software Subscription

Supercharge data center efficiency and security with VMware vSphere 8 on NVIDIA BlueField DPU.

Experience VMware vSphere Powered by NVIDIA BlueField

VMware vSphere 8 on NVIDIA® BlueField® DPU is the next step in the evolution of cloud infrastructure for modern applications. By offloading and accelerating network and security infrastructure functions from CPUs to NVIDIA BlueField, vSphere helps customers meet the needs of modern distributed workloads, reducing latency and increasing data throughput for better infrastructure performance.

Explore the Benefits of vSphere on BlueField

Software Optimized for AI

Supercharge Performance, Efficiency, and Security

A five-year subscription of NVIDIA BlueField Enterprise Software and Support is included for vSphere 8.

Support from AI Experts

Access BlueField DPU Experts

NVIDIA Enterprise Networking Support includes access to NVIDIA DPU experts, priority notifications of the latest security fixes, and maintenance releases.

Enterprise-Level Training

Sharpen Your Skills with Hands-On Labs Through LaunchPad

NVIDIA LaunchPad gives immediate access to vSphere 8 on BlueField to test, prototype, and make more confident design decisions.

How to Activate Your Subscription



Register your vSphere and BlueField DPU serial numbers on NGC.

Download this script to locate the BlueField DPU serial number.


Activate Software

Activate your subscription for vSphere 8 on BlueField DPU.


Access Support

Set up your NVIDIA enterprise account to access Enterprise Support.

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