Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 2019, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio Subscription customers by June 19.
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While waiting for an official Microsoft response to VMware's new whitepaper attacking Microsoft's virtualization licensing and distribution policies, I stumbled across a couple of Microsoft virtualization whitepapers and tools that might be of interest to customers evaluating products in this space.
Microsoft is "trying to restrict customers' flexibility and freedom to choose virtualization software by limiting who can run their software and how they can run it." Those are the charges levied by Microsoft virtualization competitor VMware, which over the past few days, has come out swinging against Microsoft.
Microsoft's highest end Windows Server SKU is going to get a lot more expensive with the coming Windows Server 2012 R2 release.
Microsoft is beefing up its Linux guest support in the coming Windows Server 2012 R2, a k a Windows Server "Blue" release.
Microsoft is adding more options for users who want to virtualize Windows 10 desktops. Here's what's new and how much it will cost.
Citrix XenDesktop Essentials, which allows users access to Windows 10 Enterprise virtual desktops on Azure, is here. It'll cost you $12 per user per month.
The Citrix replacement for Microsoft's Azure RemoteApp service will be available in technical preview before the end of this year and generally available next year.
Microsoft almost tweaked its licensing terms for Windows Vista yet again -- this time in order to ease virtualization restrictions that irked a number of customers and partners. But in the eleventh hour, company officials decided against the move, resulting in Microsoft cancelling its planned announcement.
Microsoft is delaying the public beta of its Windows Server virtualization hypervisor and first Virtual Server 2005 R2 service pack, company officials acknowledged on April 12.