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Clear Virtualization Licensing from Microsoft

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Here’s an update to my previous post about Microsoft licensing on virtual infrastructure. Mark Wilson has posted an outline of the current Microsoft licensing stance when it comes to virtualization. Thankfully it just reaffirms what I’ve thought to be the case all along, but it’s great to get it confirmed… Read more »

RE: Citrix: free techie Videos

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Citrix has released some free technical how-to videos: Optimizing Printing in Presentation Server 4 environments Configuring Policies in Presentation Server 4 Understanding and Designing Citrix Presentation Server 4 Farms Deep Dive into Citrix Presentation Server SpeedScreen Technologies Fundamentals of the Citrix Presentation Server Architecture Licensing Essentials Migrating your Microsoft Windows… Read more »

VMware Player

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This looks sweet. I just wonder about licensing of the software running in the VM? Brilliant stuff! VMware Player is free software that enables PC users to easily run any virtual machine on a Windows or Linux PC. VMware Player runs virtual machines created by VMware Workstation, GSX Server or… Read more »

Software Assurance Benefits Comparison Chart

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This chart explains which Software Assurance benefits apply to each Microsoft Volume Licensing program. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=dfaaac74-4aef-4c71-a2fc-b25d3ccd84cd&displaylang=en [Via Rod Trent at myITforum.com]

Quick Glance: Terminal Server licensing differences between Windows 2000 and 2003

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There are several changes in Terminal Server licensing functionality between Windows 2000 and Windows 2003. I’ve pulled them together in this chart for quick reference. [Via Brian Madden – Technology Author and Freelance Consultant]

Using Windows Sharepoint Services as an Extranet

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Here’s a great article about WSS and CALs Ok – so recently I’ve been asked several times about using Sharepoint Services as an extranet to securely exchange documents with customers and business partners. The short answer is that this is very possible with Windows Sharepoint Services. However, you must be… Read more »

Software replaces banner ads on popular sites

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Already contending with a weak advertising market, Web publishers have another beast to worry about: Gator. The software company, known for hawking pop-up ads that let companies advertise on rival sites, is working a new variation on the theme–selling ads designed to block banners on sites such as Yahoo with… Read more »