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VMware's vSphere Price Decrease

When VMware announced vSphere 5, many loyal customers were delighted, especially with the new cloud features. When the price sheet came out, that excitement turned to exasperation.

VMware heard the chorus of boos and essentially cut the price in half by doubling the amount of virtual memory a given licensed product can address -- at least for the enterprise version. Lower end tools are able to address almost 50 percent more memory for the same price.

Virtualization licensing is complicated, so if you are really interested in the subject, you best follow this here link.

Have you tried any iterations of VSphere? If so, I'd love to hear your impressions at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 08/05/2011 at 1:18 PM


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