TITLE

Veritable Virtualization: Concept of server virtualization software evolves

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Colleen
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Electronic News;10/1/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 40, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the evolution of the concept of server virtualization software. Information is presented on the emerging virtualization software business of VMware Inc. Software virtualization makes up for shortcomings in computer hardware by allowing one server to handle multiple machines at the same time. A server can be tricked into handling several different operating systems by utilizing a virtual layer of software. Virtualization technology market leaders include Intel Corp., Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) and Cisco Systems Inc.
ACCESSION #
26971248

 

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