License Mobility Through Software Assurance:
With License Mobility through Software Assurance, you can deploy certain server application licenses purchased under your Volume Licensing agreement in an Authorized Mobility Partner’s datacenter.
Microsoft License Mobility through Software Assurance for Microsoft Windows Server Applications on AWS:
Microsoft has announced a new benefit, called License Mobility through Software Assurance, which allows Microsoft customers to more easily move current on-premises Microsoft Server application workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS), without any additional Microsoft software license fees.
Support policy for Microsoft software running in non-Microsoft hardware virtualization software:
Support policy for Microsoft SQL Server products that are running in a hardware virtualization environment
Microsoft server software support for Windows Azure Virtual Machines:
1. Microsoft SharePoint Server
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and later is supported on Windows Azure Virtual Machines.
Support and licensing for Windows Azure in SharePoint 2013
2. Microsoft SQL Server
64-bit versions of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and later are supported.
3. Windows Server
Windows Server 2008 R2 and later versions are supported for the following roles:
The following features are not supported on Windows Azure Virtual Machines: