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Thin Clients, VDI and Linux integration from the front lines.... Raw and sometimes unedited notes based on my experiences with VMware, Thin Clients, Linux etc.

Well it's hardly a suprise, but it is nice to see some one serious like Gartner actually stating the obvious regarding MS's tardiness in the Virtualization space - coutesy of Alessandro.

Gartner predicts a hypervisor for Vista by mid-2009, accuses Microsoft to slow down virtualization adoption

Tuesday, July 03, 2007   |   0 Comments

Quoting from ComputerWeekly:

Gartner fellow, Brian Gammage, said, "Microsoft's licensing terms for Windows Vista running in VMs are unjustified; in addition, these terms are widely perceived as being designed to delay market adoption of competitive virtualisation software."

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Gartner expects Microsoft to release a hypervisor for Windows Vista by mid-2009, which would lead to a rapid increase in the number of virtualised installations. Gammage said, "To accommodate this change, Microsoft will need to make a number of adjustments to Windows licensing and product use rights."...

 

Read the whole article at source.

Posted on Wednesday, July 4, 2007 10:09 PM Microsoft Tips , VMware and other Virtualization tools | Back to top


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