Microsoft Drops Virtualization Fees For SQL Server 2008, Other Apps

Tuesday Aug 19th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

The fee-elimination program applies to 41 Microsoft server applications, including certain editions of SQL Server 2008, Exchange Server 2007, Dynamics CRM 4.0, and SharePoint Server 2007.

[From InformationWeek]

In a move that should make it less costly for IT shops to implement virtualized architectures, Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) said Tuesday that it is dropping the additional license fees it charges customers when they move server software from one host computer to another.

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