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VMworld 2012: A Contrarian Position on VMware’s New Licensing Model

August 30, 2012
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Given the level of applause that greeted the announcement of VMware's new pricing model, I know this will open me up to criticism, but was the old VMware licensing model really all that bad? It certainly wasn't perfect, and there's an awful alot to like about the new model, but was the old license pricing…

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VMworld 2012: VMware Kills the vTax – Repackages and Reprices the Product Line

August 27, 2012
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VMware has killed the vTax and standardized upon per CPU socket pricing for its key new product, the vCloud Suite. Additionally VMware has removed the vRam entitlements from the core vSphere offerings.

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VMware Licensing Past and Present Compared to Hyper-V

April 18, 2012
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When we look for patterns from the past, sometimes we can really get a good idea of what the future might entail. If you take a look at the way VMware has rolled out licensing changes during each of the major releases you can see a pattern and get an idea of what the future…

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News: VMware Announces Updates to vSphere 5 vRAM Licensing

August 3, 2011
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VMware has made significant changes to the recently announced vRAM based pricing. The single most significant change is that potential barriers to the virtualization of memory intensive business critical applications have been eliminated by ensuring that no application no matter how big can cause a charge of more than 96GB to be levied against the…

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