NVIDIA QUADRO Virtual Data Center Workstation (QUADRO vDWS) Software Perpetual License for VDI Professional Graphics CAD 3D Imaging vGPU Applications


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Quadro vDWS software license is available as a perpetual or an annual subscription license. This product page is for purchasing perpetual license. For annual subscription model, please visit this page.

The NVIDIA Quadro Virtual Data Center Workstation (Quadro vDWS) software delivers the most powerful virtual workstation from the data center or cloud to any device, anywhere. The potential is unlimited.  From stunning industrial design to advanced special effects to complex scientific visualization, Quadro is the world’s preeminent visual computing platform. Millions of creative and technical professionals can access  the most demanding applications from any device, work from anywhere, tackle larger datasets, all while meeting the need for greater security. This software is ideal for mainstream and high-end designers who use powerful 3D content creation applications like Dassault CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, and 3DExcite, Siemens NX, PTC Creo, Schlumberger Petrel, or Autodesk Maya.

On this page, you can purchase Quadro vDWS software licenses as well as any compatible NVIDIA Tesla GPUs you would need.

Key Features

  • Desktop Virtualization
  • Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) App Hosting (with packaged NVIDIA GRID® Virtual Applications (vApps) license)
  • RDSH Desktop Hosting
  • Windows OS Support, Linux OS Support
  • GPU Pass-Through Support (only supported on 1:1 profiles)
  • Bare Metal Support  (only NVIDIA Tesla M6 Hardware supported as primary display device)
  • NVIDIA Graphics Driver, NVIDIA Quadro Driver
  • Management and Monitoring
  • Guaranteed Quality-of-Service Scheduling
  • Multi-GPU Support
  • Maximum Hardware Rendered Display: Four 4K
  • Maximum Resolution:  4096×2160
  • Data Center Management : Host-, Guest, and Application-Level Monitoring and Live Migration

How to Buy

A perpetual license allows for use of the licensed software indefinitely. Here’s how to buy:

Step 1– please select perpetual license for number of Concurrent Users (CCU) per year. CCU is a method of counting licenses based on active user VMs. If the VM is active and the NVIDIA virtual GPU software is running, then this counts as one CCU. A vGPU CCU is independent of the connection to the VM.

Step 2:  In addition to perpetual license, you must also select aSupport Updates and Maintenance Subscription (SUMS) option for minimum 3 years.

For educational discounted price, please select EDU licenses from options above. We will verify your educational institute email prior to processing.


NVIDIA Virtual GPU Software Comparison

NVIDIA QUADRO Virtual Data Center Workstation (QUADRO vDWS) and other products designed to let you assign the right level of resources to each of your users based on their exact needs.


GRID vApps


Quadro vDWS

 Use Case

Use with Citrix XenApp or other RDSH solutions like VMware Horizon Apps.

For virtual desktops delivering standard PC applications, browser, and high definition video.

For professional graphics applications mainstream and high-end designers.

Desktop Virtualization



RDSH App Hosting




RDSH Desktop Hosting




Windows Guest OS




Linux Guest OS



Maximum Displays


Four HD, Two 4K


Maximum Resolution


4096×2160 (4K)

4096×2160 (4K)

CUDA & OpenCL Supported



GPU Pass-Through & 
Bare Metal Supported



 Data Sheet

GRID vApps Brief

GRID vPC Brief

 Quadro vDWS Brief

Additional information

Select Perpetual License

NVIDIA 711-DWS021+P2CMI00 Quadro vDWS Perpetual License, 1CCU (SFT-NVD-G2W002), NVIDIA 711-DWS02B+P2CMI00 Quadro vDWS Perpetual License, 4CCU (SFT-NVD-G2WB02), NVIDIA 711-DWS021+P2EDI00 Quadro vDWS EDU Perpetual License, 1CCU (SFT-NVD-G2ED001)


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