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August 19, 2008


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» Thoughts on today's virtualization licensing and support news from Windows Virtualization Team Blog
Today we announced some changes to server application licensing and support policies related to running MS server apps on top of anyone's hypervisor. Several folks have written or blogged about it, here are some: Chris Wolf (Burton Group) Virtual... [Read More]



This is phenomenal news and a huge benefit to most folks operating in a virtual environment. Sure, the retail copy license doesn't count, but everyone but the absolute smallest companies qualifies for Open Volume licensing and it is generally less expensive than retail copies. So yeah, there are still some folks who may not benefit from this, but the vast majority will.

Thanks for the pretty clear analysis of the ups and downs of this. Very useful!


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