Wednesday, April 29, 2009

VMware vSphere 4.0 editions

Yesterday, VMware uncovered new pricing and licensing model of vSphere 4.0 platform. In my opinion, VMware is trying to strictly split up the virtualization market into two parts - SMB and enterprise. I have a feeling from the table of features below that there is growing a hole between them. The competitors should catch the chance to fill it up.
  • SMB editions - ESXi Single Server, Essentials and Essentials Plus
  • Enterprise editions - Standard, Advanced, Enteprise and Enterprise Plus
Here is the mentioned table of features:

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