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Microsoft Pitches Virtualization Server 2008

If you think virtualization is still a fad, find out how Microsoft's own internal IT department is using virtualization and saving millions.

Large scale adoption in the data center is still dependent on IT shops investing in the 64 bit hardware and software required to run VS well. However, with success stories like this getting out to the public, it won???t take long for IT shops to at least start playing with VS 2008.

There's a ton more to consider when deploying VS in production, but MS seems to have done a good job addressing those concerned with single point of failure and high availability in virtualized environments.

MUCH MUCH more to come on VS 2008.

- Randy George

Randy George has covered a wide range of network infrastructure and information security topics in his 4 years as a regular InformationWeek and Network Computing contributor. He has 13 years of experience in enterprise IT, and has spent the last 8 years working as a ... View Full Bio
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