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Web Host CrystalTech launched new economically priced Hyper-V powered VPS plans that start at $59.95 per month. The price is promotional and is available through January 31, 2009.
In 2008 CrystalTech has become one of the premier hosting providers to offer Microsoft Hyper-V as the underlying technology behind a VPS solution. According to the company it offers "true hardware virtualization and heavy isolation between virtual instances on the physical server".
CrystalTech claims that its its VPS plans provide users with a "dedicated-like environment" for 1/2 price of most dedicated servers, including Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition, a value of over $50.00 per month, a guaranteed 512 MB of memory, 30 GB of disk space, and full administrative access to the operating system.
Take a look at some of the important news and developments in virtualization technologies and in the VPS hosting market - November 25 - December 2, 2008.
Virtualization News This Week
The Fedora Project announced the availability of Fedora 10, the latest version of its free open source OS. Fedora 10 features substantial virtualization improvements for remote installation and management of storage provisioning.
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Microsoft Now Offers Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 2.0 with added support for Hyper-V 1.0, System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008, Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 SP1 and R2, and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP1.
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Devon IT announced the launch of thin client and virtualization test center in Beijing. Company's customers will be able to test the latest Devon IT thin clients working with virtualization software, mirroring the company’s Server-Desktop Solution Center at its U.S. headquarters.
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IT World has published a short article about "Software Licensing in the Virtualization Age"
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"Virtualization: A misunderstood winner for average users", this is the title of a Geek.com's article which says that "There is a significant resistance toward embracing the concept of virtualized computers on the average user’s desktop".
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