Mike Neil, Microsoft virtualization, discusses the growing case for virtualization

On the heels of Microsoft’s “Get Virtual Now” event on September 8th, today Mike Neil, GM, Virtualization Strategy at Microsoft posted a Press Pass Q&A detailing some of the hot topics in virtualization right now, including:


·         Virtualization and Security- Mike details the three aspects of security that are different between virtualized and non-virtualized environments.

·         Cloud computing-A discussion about the transformation in IT, driven by virtualization and other things, that’s allowing the IT department to act more and more like an internal cloud provider.

·         Cutting costs with virtualization– Mike provides specific examples of two customers who are cutting costs with virtualization- HotSchedules and MaximumASP.


Please visit the Microsoft PressPass site for the detailed Q&A. 


For news from September 8th and further insight on Microsoft’s desktop-to-datacenter virtualization strategy, visit here.