How to properly license your infrastructure
Making sure you have the right licenses for your infrastructure is hard work. Real hard work. A lot of companies have one or more employees just to make sure they conform to all licensing requirements of their vendors. To make life a little easier I collected the posts we did in the past on this subject.
But before you give away licenses based on the things you read here: Always check with your own licensing expert, since licensing can be very complex.
License info related to the desktop
- How to license Windows 8 in a VMware Horizon View deployment (2013)
- How to license Microsoft Windows 7 for VMware View deployment (2011)
- How to easily License Microsoft Windows with VMware Horizon View (2014)
- How many vCenter Server Desktop entitlements in Horizon View Bundle? (2013)
License info related to servers
- What’s new in vSphere 6 pricing & packaging (2015)
- Microsoft SQL 2014 Licensing in a VMware environment (2015)
- Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect port licensing explained (2014)
- 7 Things You Should Know about licensing Windows 2012 R2 on VMware (2014)
- IBM Cognos licensing in a VMware environment (2014)
- Licensing Oracle in a virtualized environments (2012)
- Microsoft SQL 2012 Licensing in a VMware environment – Part One (2012)
- How to: License Microsoft Windows Server in a VMware environment – Part 2 (2010)
- 7 Things You Should Know about licensing Windows 2012 R2 on… by Edwin Weijdema
- How to easily License Microsoft Windows with VMware Horizon… by Edwin Weijdema
- Put that USB Scanner in VMware Horizon View by Alex Muetstege
- Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect port licensing explained by Edwin Weijdema
- Want to play truth or dare with the Oracle Sales force?… by Edwin Weijdema
Anne Jan Elsinga
Anne Jan Elsinga is a Technical Account Manager for VMware. In the past he worked as presales and technical consultancy and architecture for several systems integrators. From 2009 until 2017 he was awarded with the VMware vExpert status. In the night time he dances latin, ballroom and salsa and he also discovered the pleasure of diving and woodworking. Recently he started blogging about smart homes and comfort in general.