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Impact of Latest vSphere 5 vRAM Licensing Model upon Data Center Virtualization and Virtualization Management

The news is out, VMware has changed its vRAM licensing model for vSphere 5. VMware has clearly decided to continue its premium pricing strategy for what is hands down the best virtualization platform on the market. VMware probably views this pricing as necessary to continue to fund the massive investment in R&D that is required to maintain this leadership position, and to protect itself from the ever increasing levels of workload density that are being enabled by ever more powerful CPU’s and ever greater core density. Continue reading Impact of Latest vSphere 5 vRAM Licensing Model upon Data Center Virtualization and Virtualization Management