Microsoft Virtualisation "All for free"

Virtualisation in all shapes and sizes is definitely a hot topic at this year's Tech.Ed. I've already gone into quite a bit of depth on application virtualisation with SoftGrid, but what about Microsoft's plans for OS virtualisation -- Virtual PC and Virtual Server? Why should anyone care, when VMWare has perfected this market over the […]

Virtualisation in all shapes and sizes is definitely a hot topic at this year’s Tech.Ed.

I've already gone into quite a bit of depth on application virtualisation with SoftGrid, but what about Microsoft's plans for OS virtualisation -- Virtual PC and Virtual Server? Why should anyone care, when VMWare has perfected this market over the years?

Well, first of all, I'll just point out that the Microsoft stuff is free. And that's as good a reason as any to pay attention to it!

I caught up with Microsoft Australia's Michael Kleef and Andrew Dugdell to talk about virtualisation. Michael is a technology evangelist with Microsoft and Dugdell is a MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for virtualisation.

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