Microsoft: Hyper-V mandatory for Microsoft Official Curriculums (MOCs)

The new Microsoft hypervisor will reach most companies through the inclusion in Windows Server 2008 but this doesn’t grant that it will be deployed and tested. So Microsoft is figuring out ways to build confidence in the product without obliging the potential customers to become early adopters. One of these ways, unnoticed so far, seems […]

The new Microsoft hypervisor will reach most companies through the inclusion in Windows Server 2008 but this doesn’t grant that it will be deployed and tested. So Microsoft is figuring out ways to build confidence in the product without obliging the potential customers to become early adopters.

One of these ways, unnoticed so far, seems pretty brilliant: requiring Hyper-V as mandatory component for every classroom course (the Microsoft Official Curriculums or MOCs) that its learning partners teach worldwide.

To sell MOCs each Microsoft learning center has in fact to comply a Hardware Level blueprint that describes the minimum hardware requirement to install the course products and run the labs.

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