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Join the LinkedIn discussion: CIOs and IT managers, when will you virtualize?

I created this open question and do sincerely hope that most of my readers will leave their opnions and comments. Here is the link, the question closes in 7 days, so please get started!

Quoting myself:

CIOs and IT Managers: Are you willing to adopt virtualization now?

2000: I have been evangelizing virtualization since 2000. I still remember carrying my old Dell laptop with 128mb memory and running Oracle 8.0 on Redhat 8.0 on VMware Workstation. I have consulted about VMware and around VMware ever since. But it was then a way too new technology. My director back then was really excited about it. He really adopted it! He liked the idea that I didn't have to order another laptop just because I could do it INSIDE my laptop!

2005: I went evangelizing virtualization as it needed more visibility. I launched my blog on virtualization. I still met a lot of "traditional" arguments. Still I was also able to help adopt a lot of CTOs and CIOs, who sought my advice. I went on to evaluate their products and the virtualization market was getting warmer...

Check it out and I urge you to comment. Thanks a lot!

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