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Old 11-13-2009, 11:47 AM
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Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition


Hi
I want use Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition for virtualization.
But my service provider cant provide it for me.
How I can buy or rent it with monthly payment?
Is there any one that provide it for me?

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Old 11-13-2009, 12:09 PM
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Do you want to rent it and use it with your current provider or are you looking for a provider who can give you a server with Windows 2008 DC edition?

If the first option is the case: you can't rent Windows on your own. Service providers like us can rent Windows licenses from MS under SPLA, but this is only valid if you rent it along with a server.

If the second option is the case: I think there are plenty of providers available who could do that.

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Old 11-13-2009, 01:37 PM
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I want to rent it and use it with my current provider

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Old 11-13-2009, 01:51 PM
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This will not be possible, I'm afraid.

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Old 11-13-2009, 02:17 PM
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But I think some datacenters and companies do this.

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Old 11-13-2009, 02:20 PM
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If you have your own copy and your provider can give you KVM access with virtual media, you could install it yourself.

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Old 11-13-2009, 02:21 PM
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Yes, for their own server customers, but not for customers that are not part of their infrastructure.

Nobody is allowed to rent Windows licenses without a server. Trust me, I dealt with MS's SPLA a lot this year... It's just not allowed, and if somebody does it, MS better not find out about it...

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Old 11-13-2009, 02:33 PM
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Many providers that provide windows dc edition are in US.
But I am persian(Iranian),so I cant use them.
Do you know any provider in EU with good servers and good prices that offer windows dc edition?

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Old 11-14-2009, 12:25 AM
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There's plenty out there. You can also try the quote feature on WHT or you can go to hostvoice.com directly and try to find one there.

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