Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Web Edition

Hi All, With the launch of SQL Server 2008, a new SQL Server 2008 Web Edition SKU is being launched in SPLA and other Volume Licensing programs (Open/Select/EA) Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Web Edition is specifically designed for highly available Internet facing web serving environments for the next generation Windows Server 2008. With more robust…

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Official Irish Launch of Visual Studio 2008

Microsoft are excited to announce the latest versions of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008.  We are running a launch showcase next week and this is a great opportunity for you to view these new products. Date: Tuesday, 11th March 2008 Venue: Tripod, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 Time: There are three…


Virtualisation – What it is and how it’s licensed

Hi, Virtualisation is a hot topic at the moment so I thought it would be a good idea to give you some information on what it is and how it’s licensed. Virtual machine (VM) technology allows you to run multiple operating system environments (OS environments) on a single physical hardware system (e.g., a server) Before…


Platform Independent Licensing

Hi, I thought that the following information on platform independent licensing might be of interest to you as I have been asked some questions on this recently Microsoft Excel, Office Standard Edition, Office Professional Edition, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Word and Works are “platform independent” licenses. A platform independent license allows for a specific product to…