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Hosting companies ready to get virtualized!

Well everybody is these days, isn't it?

"Virtualization is making significant traction in the market; however, it is still a maturing technology," said Nicolas Keller, director of platform products for Rackspace. "The first phase of virtualization has focused on cost savings from server consolidation, but the next phase will be about infrastructure management to improve flexibility and scalability. Hosting providers and utility players need to deliver a virtualization platform that provides fast provisioning and infrastructure agility for customers."

According to company sources, Rackspace plans to unveil a virtualization offering (currently in beta) to address the management of large-scale implementations


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