Microsoft changes licensing fees for Virtualization

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 11 2005 @ 20:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft is expected to simplify its Windows Server licences system for virtualization technology.
Virtualization technology enables multiple images of an OS or other software to run in a virtual machine on a server with only one actual copy of the software deployed. It's become an especially helpful technology as penny-pinching customers increasingly want to consolidate servers, or backup existing systems without investing in a host of new hardware, said Laura DiDio, research fellow with The Yankee Group.
More details over at PC World.


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