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Just wondered if anyone knows how using Hyper-V works with the Microsoft Schools Agreement. I've read the info about ...
29th May 2008, 10:14 AM #1
2008 Hyper-V licensing
Just wondered if anyone knows how using Hyper-V works with the Microsoft Schools Agreement. I've read the info about the ability to run a number of instances on a hyper-v server depending on which 2008 license you have but can't find anything regarding School Agreements.
Last edited by Simcfc73; 29th May 2008 at 10:33 AM.
29th May 2008, 10:34 AM #2
I don't believe the Schools agreement entitles you to anything extra for hyper-v, it just depends on which version of server you license.
One instance for standard, four for Enterprise and unlimited for Datacenter.
29th May 2008, 10:48 AM #3
Ask Emma - she knows more than you could ever possibly want to know about licensing!
3rd June 2008, 06:13 PM #4
- Rep Power
Schools Agreement Hyper-V
We are running 2003 R2 with Softgrid and have that licenced through campus with SA Hyper-V would be basicly the same agreement depending on the way you intend on running network
4th June 2008, 07:05 PM #5
I got a reply from my licensing guy.
Its 1 for 1 for the Server 2008 standard license so you can install 1 instance on to that server license without having to purchase anymore licenses.
If you upgrade to to the 2008 enterprise then you can use 4 (think its 4) guest vms without paying any extra. Its onyl £70+vat for enterprise compared to £21 each for server licenses... Not worth me spending £10k on new kit to save £14 a year just yet.
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