Announcing the availability the of VMM 2008 R2 RTM. Take full advantage of platform enhancements in Windows Server 2008 R2 including Live Migration, Clustered Shared Volumes (CSV), hot add/remove of storage, network optimization, and remote desktop services (RDS). VMM 2008 R2 also adds functionality to migrate storage for running VMs, SAN-based migration across clusters, template based rapid provisioning, maintenance mode to automate the evacuation of VMs off hosts, and Live Migration host compatibility checks.
System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (VMM) is a comprehensive management solution for the virtualized data center. It enables increased physical server utilization, centralized management of virtual machine infrastructure, and rapid provisioning of new virtual machines by the administrator, delegated administrator, and authorized end users. VMM 2008 R2 can manage all the platforms managed by VMM 2008 and adds support for Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V. Windows Server 2008 R2 includes significant feature improvements to Hyper-V. VMM 2008 R2 leverages these new platform enhancements and extends the feature set of VMM 2008. Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Host Management
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Has anyone had any luck turning the eval copy into a live version once purchased through MS licensing?
SCVMM does not require a key. To go from Eval to RTM you will need to uninstall the eval version (using the retain data option) and reinstall the RTM version.