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Virtualization: Microsoft listening to its customers

BurtonGroup's blogger has some pointers:

The answer to that question is clear - Microsoft is listening to their customers. Customers want a choice, and in shipping Hyper-V as a stand-alone hypervisor, Microsoft is giving them that choice. Also, a stand-alone hypervisor opens additional deployment and management opportunities. Simon Crosby has made no secret of the fact that Citrix XenSource management platforms will fully support the Hyper-V (Viridian) hypervisor. So if customers want Hyper-V, they can drop it right in to their existing XenSource infrastructure without missing a beat.


I think Microsoft is getting smarter at its game, having said that, this move will also attract geeks to Microsoft for being flexible and agile!


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