That’s what Paul Paul Thurrott said today in the 08/08/08 edition of the WinInfo Update.
Microsoft Takes First Chunk of Virtualization Market
Hyper-V is so new that we haven't completely taken off the shrinkwrap yet, but Microsoft has already seized a healthy chunk of the virtualization market. The software giant now owns 13 percent of that market, compared with 82 percent for market leader VMware, according to IDC analysts. (Open-source virtualization solution Xen came in third with 3 percent.) To put Microsoft's percentage in perspective, think about how successful everyone tells you the Mac is, and then remember that the 13 percent figure is more than four times higher than the Mac's market share in the PC market and twice as high as the Mac's market share in its most successful market by far, the United States. Yeah, I did just make that comparison. Deal with it.
A project to provide a PowerShell management library for Hyper-V:
Find out with SecureAble…
Or, is it media hype – attempting to start a string of articles?
Thanks to Philip Richardson for posting this tip that I’m sure will help out a myITforum’er.
Yep…that’s what the System Center Team says…
The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.
Here’s the new one’s available:
Here’s the one’s already available:
Here’s the URL to find all of them: