[THIN] Re: OT: Virtualizing Windows 7

Yup..  Here is a .pdf that explains it:

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=3&sqi=2&ved=0CB0QFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdownload.microsoft.com%2Fdownload%2FC%2F6%2F7%2FC673E444-6DDD-40B8-B29F-625354F2A8F7%2FLicensing_Windows_for_Virtual_Desktops_Whitepaper.pdf&rct=j&q=microsoft%20vda%20license&ei=CqZlTOPgE428sAODuMDzDA&usg=AFQjCNFVSHX_5GZICVF8-ceOdEdNasKWFg

Joe

On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Minero, Hector B CIV NSWCDD, K55 <
hector.minero@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Are you sure?
> I called Microsoft and they did not mention that.  Do you mean all our PCs
> which run Windows 7 must be SA?
> Then we can use Thin Clients with VDA?
>
>
>  *Sent from my WyseTC.*
> *________________________________________*
> *Hector Minero*
> *NSWCDD Code K55*
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Joe Shonk
> *Sent:* Fri 8/13/2010 12:36 AM
>
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: OT: Virtualizing Windows 7
>
>  It comes with it if Win7 is purchased with SA.
>
>
>
> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Minero, Hector B CIV NSWCDD, K55
> *Sent:* Thursday, August 12, 2010 12:14 PM
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: OT: Virtualizing Windows 7
>
>
>
> Thanks, I had to call Microsoft to confirm.
>
> As you wrote, only the VDA license is needed, not Windows 7.  I guess
> Windows 7 comes with it.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> *_______________________________*
> Hector Minero
>
>
>  ------------------------------
>
> *From:* thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
> Behalf Of *Carl Stalhood
> *Sent:* Wednesday, August 11, 2010 3:32 PM
> *To:* thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [THIN] Re: OT: Virtualizing Windows 7
>
> As of July 1, VDA is the replacement for VECD.
>
> When doing VDI, you don't have to license the Windows that is installed in
> the virtual desktops. Instead, you license the device the user is connecting
> from.
>
> If users were connecting from a PC and the PC is covered under Software
> Assurance then there's no additional licensing needed for VDI.
>
> For non-SA devices (including thin clients), you will need a VDA license on
> each one. It's a yearly subscription license.
>
>  On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 2:00 PM, Minero, Hector B CIV NSWCDD, K55 <
> hector.minero@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>
>
> Hi all, this is a little OT, but I figured this would be the best place to
> ask:
>
> We're looking to virtualize Windows 7 desktop using Panologic devices.
> Besides the Windows 7 licenses, would I need a VECD or VDA license? What's
> the difference?
>
> Thanks,
>
> *_______________________________*
> Hector Minero
> NSWCDD K55
> Ph:(540)653-8859
>
>
>

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