Alex Vasilevsky

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Companies are finding it increasingly difficult to manage their enterprise data centers as they become highly complex, expensive to build out, and difficult to reconfigure as needs change. In an effort to address these challenges, many IT professionals are turning to virtualization technologies. Virtualization addresses a number of these issues and offers a variety of benefits including hardware utilization, operational efficiency, and data center agility. However, many customers and their technology partners are becoming increasingly frustrated with the proprietary and expensive nature of the available virtualization software solutions. Luckily, a new wave of virtualization-related technologies is emerging to address these challenges and improve the economics of virtualization. These emerging solutions are enabling a more dynamic IT infrastructure that helps transf... (more)

Is the Corporate Desktop the Next Frontier for Virtualization?

Virtualization is perhaps the sexiest word in the IT industry today. The benefits of virtualizing servers are widely recognized, and the market for server virtualization software is growing rapidly. This growth rate has caught the attention of many competitors from small startups to giants like Microsoft. At the last count, there were 43 companies directly involved in platform virtualization (Virtualization Industry Radar). The popularity of server virtualization is easy to explain. At its most basic level, server virtualization allows a single server to partition itself into mu... (more)