TechEd: 'Dynamic IT' and Virtualisation

Bob Muglia keynoted at Tech-Ed 2008 to demonstrate the importance of virtualization to both Microsoft and the IT industry. Microsoft's Tech-Ed North America event for IT professionals kicked off today with a keynote address on enabling "dynamic IT." That idea was the main concept emphasized by keynote speaker Bob Muglia, senior vice president of Microsoft's […]

Bob Muglia keynoted at Tech-Ed 2008 to demonstrate the importance of virtualization to both Microsoft and the IT industry.

Microsoft's Tech-Ed North America event for IT professionals kicked off today with a keynote address on enabling "dynamic IT." That idea was the main concept emphasized by keynote speaker Bob Muglia, senior vice president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Business unit. The talk, given in Orlando, Fla., also consisted of a number of practical demos that displayed the latest Microsoft IT management solutions.

It turns out that the dynamic IT concept is a ten-year Microsoft plan, which is currently in its fifth year. The aim of dynamic IT, according to Muglia, is to reduce IT maintenance costs and "drive business advantage" via Microsoft technologies. Muglia pointed to Microsoft's infrastructure optimization models as a first step for IT organizations to become "dynamic."

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