Licensing

Volume Activation

July 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

Thanks to being in the hosting business for the past 3 years and doing short term contracting before that, I’ve never had to deal with the nightmare that is Microsoft volume activation.  My new role requires I understand it, and it crops up plenty in an exam I’m preparing for.  KMS, [...]

Another Way to License Hyper-V: ECI

June 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

I’ve just been going through some online sales training for MS virtualisation and I came across this.  I had no idea this new license set was launched.  The Enrolment for Core Infrastructure (ECI) licenses the host OS (and guests), System Center CAL’s (host and guests), and ForeFront [...]

Windows Server 2008 R2 Licensing Overview

February 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

“The Windows Server 2008 R2 licensing guide provides an in-depth overview of the Windows Server 2008 R2 core product offerings, including product names, available sales channels, licensing models, and number of running instances allowed per license in physical and virtual operating system [...]
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