Senior Market Analyst, PC, Mobile & Client Solution, IDC Japan
Senior Vice President, Enterprise, Datacenter, Cloud Infrastructure and Developers
Manager, Security Appliance Program, European Systems and Infrastructure Solutions
Research Manager, Software & Security, IDC Japan
Richard L. Villars
Vice President, Datacenter & Cloud
Group Manager, Enterprise Infrastructure, IDC Japan
Research Manager, Software-Defined Compute
Group Vice President, Software Development and Open Source
Research Director European Systems and Infrastructure Solutions
The days of virtualization being used only as a tactical tool to drive consolidation and higher system utilization are quickly ending. The use of virtualization has matured from simple partitioning and encapsulation to leveraging the mobility of virtual machines to improve management and operations of IT environments. Virtualization 2.0 includes a host of new use cases that range from high availability and disaster recovery to hosted clients and true utility computing.
To view recently published virtualization research, please click here.