VIRTUALIZATION, IN COMPUTING, REFERS TO THE ACT OF CREATING A VIRTUAL VERSION OF SOMETHING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A VIRTUAL COMPUTER HARDWARE PLATFORM, OPERATING SYSTEM (OS), STORAGE DEVICE, OR COMPUTER NETWORK RESOURCES.
VMware is announcing the End of Availability (EoA) of all VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat versions effective June 2, 2014. As a result, all versions of vCenter Server Heartbeat will be removed from the VMware price list on June 2, 2014. After this date, you will no longer be able to purchase these products.
All support and maintenance for the removed versions will be unaffected and will continue on per VMware Life Cycle policy through the published support period until September 19, 2018.
Users are not required to take any immediate action. This notification in no ways impacts customer’s ability to use VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat past June 2, 2014. Customers receive perpetual licenses when purchasing VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat and this entitles them to continued use of the licenses despite the end of availability or end of support.
- See more at: http://www.vmware.com/products/vcenter-server-heartbeat#sthash.F9dCoxsJ.dpuf