Microsoft on Hyper-V R2, licensing, Live Migration, System Center and VMware

Microsoft talks about managing virtual environments with System Center, when Hyper-V may be a better option for a business than ESXi Free Edition, Hyper-V R2 licensing restrictions and more.

This week's Hypervisor Huddle features Matt McSpirit, a partner technology advisor for Microsoft. Matt talks with site editor Hannah Drake and news writer Bridget Botelho about:

  • Microsoft System Center and managing virtual environments,
  • when Hyper-V may be a better option for a business than ESXi Free Edition,
  • how R2 users may be able to use Fault Tolerance,
  • Hyper-V R2 Live Migration licensing restrictions,
  • how Microsoft sees VMware, and;
  • the truth behind the mud-slinging blogs.

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This was first published in October 2009

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