So over the past few months I've been seeing a lot of customers within the Public Sector and Education looking at transitioning off VMware vSphere and onto Microsoft Hyper-V! With tightening budgets or even budget cuts, IT admins in these industries are looking for quick wins in slashing their IT bills and many see dropping … Continue reading Opinion Piece on VMware Licensing
So yesterday VMware announced a new licensing model for NSX - VMware's Software-Defined Network product. Up until now, VMware have only had a single version of NSX available to buy - which customers were not too fond off - it was an 'all-or-nothing' approach to SDN which customers found too restricting. I'm glad to see that VMware … Continue reading Changes to VMware NSX Licensing
A work colleague of mind has just noticed that there seems to be less features listed under vSphere Enterprise Plus Acceleration Kit than on the vanilla vSphere Enterprise Plus licenses...... I really didn't notice and was aghast to see it was true: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/products/vsphere/VMware-vSphere-vSOM-Pricing-Whitepaper.pdf I really hope this is a HUGE marketing error and not actually … Continue reading VMware Marketing Error?!?