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.

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Matthew Eastwood
Senior Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure, Cloud, Developers and Alliances
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Research Manager, European Security
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Group Manager, Enterprise Infrastructure, IDC Japan
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Group Vice President, Software Development and Open Source
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Group Manager, Software & Security, IDC Japan
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AVP, Verticals and DX Research, Europe
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Senior Market Analyst, PC, Mobile & Client Solution, IDC Japan
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