My good friend, Kevin Remde, is writing a great series comparing VMWare technology to our Hyper-V offering. His latest post on the cost benefits was very compelling. Here is an excerpt from the post:

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So today, for the latest article in our “VMware or Microsoft?” series, I thought I’d address an area that perhaps a lot of VMware customers don’t know much about.  One of the important things that we really want VMware customers to understand is that they may be paying for features or technology or high availability or virtualized storage or virtualized networking that they wouldn’t have to if they went with Microsoft’s version of the “Software Defined Data Center”.

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You can see the full article here:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/kevinremde/archive/2013/08/28/vmware-or-microsoft-did-you-know-that-there-s-no-extra-charge.aspx