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Royalties on Android: with the turn of the manufacturer of PlayBook and Kindle to pay

Legal – Quanta Computer, ODM (original design to manufacture) for Kindle d’ Amazon and PlayBook of RIM has signé a licensing agreement with Microsoft covering the sales of terminals Android and Chrome OS.

Microsoft continues to put the pressure on the manufacturers of Android terminals, shelves and smartphones. ?? Does A©ditor come thus da?? da?? a licensing agreement with.

Quanta Computer is (original design to manufacture) in particular for Kindle da?? Amazon and PlayBook of RIM. ?? concluded agreement between?? industrialist and Microsoft cover the terminals under Android, but also Chrome OS.

Amazon could have to pay for Kindle Fire

InterrogA©, Microsoft Na?? prA©cisA© does not have if?? signA© agreement with Quanta Computer covered Kindle and PlayBook explicitly, and thus implied the payment of royalties on these terminals sold by RIM and Amazon.

In its rA©ponse, Microsoft ensures that its licences for OEM and ODM guarantee that?? A©ditor perA§oit not twice of the royalties for my? me A©quipement. The firm of Redmond prA©cise on the other hand not the perA§u amount by terminal or.

During last months, Microsoft has signA© licensing agreements with multiple manufacturers of which Samsung, Acer, HTC, General Dynamics Itronix, Onkyo, Velocity Micro, ViewSonic and Wistron. ?? A©ditor runs up on the other hand has  the rA©sistance of Motorola and Barnes &Noble.

AprA¨s to have made and Samsung, and its?? With? tre rapprochA© of Nokia, Microsoft puts has  prA©sent the pressure on Motorola. In October 2010, the firm of Redmond the manufacturer, showing his Android terminals of patent violation. Does Motorola have since A©tA© rachetA© by Google, which dA©nonce a manA? uvre.

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October 17, 2011 at 6:55 am Leave a comment

VMware revises the prices of its licences vSphere 5

StratA©gie – invoicing of vSphere 5 according to the consumption of mé moire introduced in July by VMware n’ did not make l’ unanimité . Face &worsen; the grogne of the companies, confronté be &worsen; a rise of the coû ts of the virtualisation, l’ é ditor has modifié its modè of invoicing.

The derniA¨re version of the leading product of VMware, vSphere 5, was not rA©sumait has  ?? addition of news fonctionnalitA©s. This exit A©tait A©galement?? occasion for?? A©ditor to modify, once again, its modA¨le of invoicing.

Exit the coA” T with Ca? ur. In the VMware place introduced a modA¨le licence with the socket, complA©tA© by an invoicing has  the mA©moire. But if this new systA¨me of licencing could profit has  certain companies, it pA©nalisait da of it?? did others note in July MagIT, and in particular those oA? the rate of consolidation of the waiters is A©levA©.

Ceilings mA©moire ruffle © visa © S.A.  the rise

On a competing marchA© of the virtualisation, and face has  criticisms rA©currentes of the users has  ?? A©gard of the prices of the VMware licences?? A©ditor took a risk has  froisser its customers. He has thus dA©cidA© to improve his modA¨le invoicing.

VMware has thus in terms of mA©moire in order to less force its customers has  to subscribe of new licences in the event of dA©passement of the ceiling of mA©moire autorisA©e. For?? Free A©dition of?? hypervisor, the ceiling climbs thus of 8 has  32 Go, of 24 has  32 for vSphere 5 Standard and of 32 has  64 Go for?? A©dition Undertaken.

All in all, the ceilings mA©moire of the diffA©rentes A©ditions of vSphere 5 have all A©tA© ruffle © visa © S.A.  the rise. Better, VMware will not invoice any more dA©sormais the mA©moire beyond  from 96 Go, MagIT.

the coA” T of difficult the VMware licences has  digA©rer

criticisms of the companies with respect to the prices pratiquA©s by VMware are not new. This new A©pisode could encourage certain companies well has  intA©grer da?? other hyperviseurs of the marchA© in their systA¨me da?? information. Projects in this direction have dA©jA  A©tA© entamA©s.

In July 2010, the person in charge of?? scientific data processing of Rhodia, Patrick Auvray, entrusted has  ZDNet. Fr that expA©rimentations of this A©taient nature in progress. The dA©clenchor: the coA” T of the VMware licences.

has “We try to benefit from?? opportunitA© of the crA©ation da?? a laboratory in Asia to test Hyper-V from Microsoft, which comes with Windows Server 2008. According to the rA©sultats of these tests, us A©tendrons or not?? use of this solution. Us Na?? let us not plan however to rock has  100% out of VMware. With”

October 17, 2011 at 6:54 am Leave a comment

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