Microsoft Opens Up Vista Virtualization

by admin January 21, 2008 at 10:55 pm

Microsoft, still trying to find its way in the new world of virtualization licensing, has changed its mind again on Windows Vista, and now says it will allow more versions of the desktop OS to be virtualized.

Last June, Microsoft said that only the business versions of Vista — Business and Ultimate — were eligible to be made into virtual machines (VMs). The revelation came the same day Redmond was set to announce that two home versions — Home Basic and Home Premium — were going to be made available, confusing industry watchers with the sudden switch.

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