Life Insurance

Life Insurance

VMware provides Life Insurance through Discovery.


All regular VMware employees are eligible for Life Insurance.


If you should die, or become permanently disabled due to an accident, while in the service of VMware due to illness or injury, your beneficiaries will receive a lump sum payment according to the following schedule if you should:

  • Die while in the service of VMware due to illness or injury

Death Benefit:

  • Sum insured 4 x times the annual gross salary (with the option to flex up 2 x times at the employee’s own cost).
  • 100 % of the Sum Assured is payable to the heirs under the civil legislation or to formally designated Beneficiaries.

Funeral benefit:

  • a funeral grant ranging between ZAR 1,250 to ZAR 10,000, is covered by the insurance.


VMware pays 100% of the premium cost for Life Insurance. Employee pays the optional 2 x voluntary coverage upgrade costs.

When Coverage Begins

You will be automatically enrolled into the Life Insurance plan from your first date of employment.

Coverage will begin on your first day of active work as a VMware employee.

When Coverage Ends

Coverage will end on the last day of your employment with VMware.

Contact Us

HR Source
ASK HR [VMware network access required]
Call 29200 or (+353) 214666909 > Select HR

Discovery Life Insurance and Disability
Contact number – Contact centre within South Africa – 0860 0 47687


ICAS: Coaching, Therapy, and Work Life Services


Username: VMware (case sensitive)
Password: Care (case sensitive)

Discovery Life Group Risk Beneficiary Nomination Form [VMware network access required]

Discovery Group Risk Life Plan Guide  [VMware network access required]

Discovery WEB Member Zone Guide [VMware network access required]