On the heels of Microsoft’s “Get Virtual Now” event on September 8th, today Mike Neil, GM, Virtualization Strategy at Microsoft posted a Press Pass Q&A detailing some of the hot topics in virtualization right now, including:


·         Virtualization and Security- Mike details the three aspects of security that are different between virtualized and non-virtualized environments.

·         Cloud computing-A discussion about the transformation in IT, driven by virtualization and other things, that’s allowing the IT department to act more and more like an internal cloud provider.

·         Cutting costs with virtualization- Mike provides specific examples of two customers who are cutting costs with virtualization- HotSchedules and MaximumASP.


Please visit the Microsoft PressPass site for the detailed Q&A. 


For news from September 8th and further insight on Microsoft’s desktop-to-datacenter virtualization strategy, visit here.