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Virtualization: Simpler Than Ever

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2006 will be viewed as the year server virtualization broke out of the labs and QA (quality assurance) centers and into production environments in IT shops all over the world. For the largest to the smallest infrastructures, it's been a banner year for server consolidation.

VMware's release of VMware Infrastructure 3 brought a slew of features that make migrating to a virtual infrastructure simpler than ever.

SWsoft's Virtuozzo keeps chugging away at hosting Free How-To Guide for Small Business Web Strategies - from domain name selection to site promotion. centers worldwide.

Xen -- the open source Latest News about open source hypervisor -- is finally making its presence felt, with Virtual Iron and XenSource releasing full virtualization products using Xen as the core technology, and the base Xen offering better OS support, including the ability to run Windows-based VMs (virtual machines).

A supporting cast of vendors such as PlateSpin and Vizioncore tightened their focus on filling the gaps in the over visualization picture.

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