NI Volume License Program - Is It Right for Me?

Información general

The NI Volume License Program (VLP) maximizes your NI software investment by reducing the total cost of ownership and providing streamlined asset management to your organization. Designed for small groups, sites, or organizations that hold multiple licenses of application software VLP is the smart choice for your expanding organization. Read this tutorial to help you determine if it is right for you.


What are the benefits of joining?

The NI Volume License Program (VLP) reduces the total cost of ownership while providing streamlined asset management to the organization.

VLP customers receive Standard Service Program (SSP) benefits:

  1. Professional technical support
  2. Free software updates
  3. Convenient online training
  4. Easy access to historical software
  5. Access to NI Technology Previews


VLP customers receive additional benefits:

  1. Easier management of software
  2. Money saving discounts (if they qualify—see below)
  3. Free NI Volume License Manager tool
  4. Expanded online training (more courses available).,up

What do I need to participate?

There are only a few things we ask of your organization to deliver on the host of benefits from the program:

  • Purchase five or more licenses of the same type of NI development software
  • Designate an individual to act as an NI Volume License Agreement (NI VLA) administrator

To receive VLA pricing customized to your specific software needs, request a quote.

What does it take to administer? 

When you purchase an NI VLA, you need to designate one person as the NI VLA administrator to do the following:

  • Receive new software and distribute it to your end users,
  • Administer permissions for software access either with our free NI VLM tool or a tool you may already have in place,
  • Serve as the primary contact for National Instruments.

How do I learn more? 

To learn more about the program or to request a volume license quote customized to yourorganization, please visit or contact NI using one of the following methods.

Option 1: Request a quote
Option 2: Contact Us