Virtual Server 2005 support ends in 2014

Posted by virtualization.info Staff   |   Monday, December 3rd, 2007   |  

From its corporate blog James O’Neill, IT Pro Evangelist at Microsoft, reveals that Virtual Server 2005 support will end in 2014 and that the company will not release a new version of the product, betting on upcoming Hyper-V success.

O’Neill also briefly wrote about Virtual PC’s future, a very hot topic which has been carefully avoided so far.

First release of Hyper-V is only aimed at server virtualization and it’s unsure what Microsoft will offer for desktop virtualization in the future: a version of Hyper-V for Vista, a new release of Virtual PC or just a new version of Application Virtualization (former SoftGrid)?



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