Microsoft plans to modify VECD Licensing

In July 2009 it introduced two new VDI licenses, the Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Standard Suite and the Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Premium Suite, on top of its well-known Virtual Enterprise Centralized Desktop (VECD). Now the company may perform additional adjustments to its offering. A couple of days ago TechTarget reported that Microsoft plans to […]

In July 2009 it introduced two new VDI licenses, the Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Standard Suite and the Microsoft Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Premium Suite, on top of its well-known Virtual Enterprise Centralized Desktop (VECD). Now the company may perform additional adjustments to its offering. A couple of days ago TechTarget reported that Microsoft plans to modify the VECD to reduce the cost per user ($23/seat/year if you are a Software Assurance customer, $110/seat/year if you are not). Microsoft doesn’t plan to abandon its per-seat model but will introduces changes to extend use rights, allowing device roaming.