Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Jul 2012 21:21 UTC
Windows Microsoft is continuing its efforts to simplify its product lines, and has cut the number of versions for the next release of Windows Server down from twelve to just four: Datacenter, Standard, Essentials, and Foundation. Pretty straightforward. Windows Home Server gets axed, but then again, I don't think anybody bought Windows Home Servers anyway.
Thread beginning with comment 525547
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[4]: Strange arbitrary limits.
by martini on Fri 6th Jul 2012 02:55 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Strange arbitrary limits."
martini
Member since:
2006-01-23

I have a lot of money and I don't know where to spend it. I will switch from Unix to Windows to pay a lot of CAL licenses.

Maybe that is one reason.

Edited 2012-07-06 02:55 UTC

Reply Parent Score: 0

moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

"I have a lot of money and I don't know where to spend it. I will switch from Unix to Windows to pay a lot of CAL licenses."

Windows licenses are cheaper than commercial UNIX ones.

In most multinationals the amount of money spent in licenses is irrelevant when compared with the total operation costs.

Edited 2012-07-06 05:36 UTC

Reply Parent Score: 3