As I mentioned in the post, Microsoft Hyper-V and Spin Marketing, a number of companies contacted me in the hopes of presenting their view of Microsoft's Hyper-V announcement. This is the first of several posts on what they had to say.
Virtualization reaches from hand-held devices to the data center to the clouds. Virtually Speaking examines the forces behind this expansion, the suppliers of the technology and the organizations using the technology.
Daniel Kusnetzky, a reformed software engineer and product manager, founded Kusnetzky Group LLC in 2006. He's literally written the book on virtualization and often comments on cloud computing, mobility and systems software. In his spare time, he's also the managing partner of Lux Sonus LLC, an investment firm.
Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.
I’ve posted a number of times about how the microdrive in my HTC Advantage did a magic act. It would appear and disappear from the system configuration which really confused Windows Mobile 6 and made my life a bit more difficult than it needed to be.
It is not at all uncommon for competitors to arrange a briefing prior to a large, important announcement to present their marketing spin on the announcement. They are, of course, hoping to change the viewpoint of the analyst, journalist, consulting, etc.
Management of virtualized resources appears to loom large in the thoughts of suppliers. The most recent supplier to present their view of how to regain control of the environment is Embotics.
Given the importance of virtualization to the future of the operating system, it seems fitting that Hyper-V shipped on the the same day Bill Gates exited the Windows company. It is truly a new era for Microsoft.
I just received a message from Microsoft about the release of Hyper-V. It has some interesting details about platform support and availability.
Parallels and Quest Software have teamed up to offer a different approach to desktop virtualization, one based upon operating system virtualization and partitioning rather than virtual machine software. What was announced Here's what Parallels and Quest said about their joint announcement:Quest Software and Parallels Inc.
Tresys recently launched VM Fortress, a product based upon work done at the U.S.
I've posted a number of times about how the microdrive in my HTC Advantage did a magic act. It would appear and disappear from the system configuration which really confused Windows Mobile 6 and made my life a bit more difficult than it needed to be.
Mark Angelo, CEO and founder of Lanamark,spoke a while ago about the challenges virtualization technology can pose for providers of IT services. This folks are often known by a number of different names including channel partners, service providers and the like.