In his keynote address this morning at Microsoft Management Summit 2005, Steve Ballmer reaffirmed Microsoft’s commitment to the Dynamic Systems Initiative (DSI), of which virtualization is a key component. Ballmer explained that Microsoft is increasing investment in both virtualization and virtualization management technology, describing near-term product improvements and laying out a long-term strategy for both areas. For a summary of Steve’s keynote address, go to http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2005/Apr05/04-20VirtualizationInvestmentsPR.asp. For a verbatim transcript of his comments on virtualization, go to http://blogs.technet.com/megand/articles/403997.aspx. To view an on-demand Web cast (including Jeff Woolsey’s demonstration of Virtual Server 2005 SP1), go to http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/mgmtsummit/keynotes.asp.