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Windows 7: Windows Server 2008 R2 Pricing and Licensing

05 Feb 2010   #1
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 
Windows Server 2008 R2 Pricing and Licensing

The general availability of Windows Server 2008 R2 has brought to the table a variety of complex offerings in terms of pricing and licensing which customers might find difficult to navigate. In this regard, Microsoft has taken the necessary steps in order to ensure that companies looking to leverage the latest iteration of Windows Server for their infrastructures will be able to benefit from an insight into purchase costs as well as the license options available. “Windows Server 2008 R2 Licensing Overview” is a guide put together by the company and offered via the Microsoft Download Center.

Full read here: Windows Server 2008 R2 Pricing and Licensing - Guide available for download from Microsoft - Softpedia


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05 Feb 2010   #2
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi there
available if you want to test it you can get a download via TECHNET SUBSCRIPTION.

Of course you can't use the technet download in a commercial organisation - but for developers etc who want experience in using etc etc then a technet subscription ~250 - 300 USD is a NO BRAINER IMO.

Also good for HOME users who want to learn about installing and using Servers.

If you look for promo codes you can probably get a discount too on your technet subscription.

Incidentally Students *might* be able to get a free or cheap version of W2008 Server too - same conditions not for commercial use of course.

Note the download from Technet doesn't have an expiry unlike the Free Trial download and you can use several copies.

Cheers
jimbo
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