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Virtualization : Vista's reputation already damaged?

The fact that organizations may totally refuse to upgrade to Vista because its standing in the way of their Server and Desktop Virtualization strategies.

Microsoft says the blockade is necessary for security reasons. But that is disputed. The circumstances might simply reflect a business decision Microsoft doesn't want to explain.

This is beginning to smell real bad. I mean all the Vista bashing at Slashdot and the user community. Companies screaming to the whole EU to ban Vista!

Don't worry before Longhorn will be launched there will be three great things playing in the Virtualization arena:
  • Grid Virtualization
  • Desktop Virtualization (Slice and dice the desktops, with already shipping Dual Core and soon Quad core on desktops, you will have a massive desktop consolidation taking place)
  • Application Virtualization (or Application Streaming as some like to call it)

Time isn't ripe, we're running late. And a lot of people will move to either Mac or Linux (Ubuntu) as these moves are preventing users to upgrade to Vista.

Whatever you say the Vista is taking up a lot of heat.


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