The battle to move on from one vehicle to another is pretty much ,rather primordial, the same. Today we are getting people excited because they spent all their time discussing and talking and now they are willing to budge. Same challenges will be there tomorrow...this is also called the fear of Change.
Anyways, I am sure Ed didn't get too conceptual or philosophical with all this, he simply said:
"Storage design decisions are critical. Don't build out separate islands," he advised, in a tacit swipe at VMware. VMware's popular VMotion product can move running virtual machines around, provided they are using a shared storage file format from VMware. Virtual Iron offers LiveMigration in place of VMotion.
The Lowell, Mass., firm has previous received $8 million in 2003, $12 million in 2004, $11.5 million in 2005, and $13.5 million in July 2007, according to company spokesmen. The same backers have been involved in the previous rounds. Intel is interested in speeding up adoption of virtualization via investment through its venture capital arm because virtualized servers in many cases thrive with the latest versions of its chips. Hooks to the hypervisor have been built into the chips instruction set to speed some forms of virtualization processing requirements.