Microsoft announced the VHDTest Drive Program, which gives customers a software evaluation experience improved based on Windows Server that is faster and less expensive, better supported and more flexible. The VHD Test DriveProgram is a first for Microsoft software for the more than 7000 software vendors can now give their customers massive pre-configured applications within virtual machines based on Windows Server.Microsoft partners can now offer potential customers / actual better option during the software evaluation process for large-scale applications and facilitate evaluation of complex solutions through thedistribution of pre-configured machines that can run Virtual Server 2005 R2. You can also use System Center Virtual Machine Manager (in English) now available as beta, to manage all virtual machines inyour environment.
The VHD Test Drive Program enables Microsoft and partners to distribute VHD images that contain Microsoft software and software partners. The VHD is pre-built and preconfigured sothat they are able to download or distribute for rapid evaluation and testing of Microsoft software and partner applications.
The format of the Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk (VHD as its acronym inEnglish) is the file format common virtualization that provides a uniform product support, and provides management, security, reliability and cost-efficient way to more fluid customers. The VHD...