From the Wall Street Journal: Microsoft Corp. this week is disclosing more details of its plans to take on VMware Inc. and others in a hot field called virtualization.
The software giant's moves include the purchase of a Silicon Valley startup called Calista Technologies Inc. Terms of the purchase weren't disclosed.
Microsoft is also relaxing some of its licensing policies to allow use of virtualization software with more versions of its Windows Vista operating system and lowering some fees associated with using the technology.
The company plans to offer a free virtualization component with its upcoming Windows Server 2008 operating system, which is...