What Are the Business Benefits of Virtualization?
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Server virtualization is great for the data center in so many ways that it's easy to see why it's so popular. It reduces hardware costs, makes server provisioning far more flexible and ensures IT can be more responsive to business needs. But is there a proper understanding of the dependencies between business applications and the underlying infrastructure in the marketplace? Without that, isn't virtualization potentially hazardous, rather than beneficial?

At the Virtualization Conference & Expo 2007 West, power panelists Gordon Jackson, David Christian, Ken Jisser, and Ben Rudolph, joined by moderator Jeremy Geelan, engaged in a lively discussion about the many different layers of virtualization, such as server virtualization, and how virtualization can help your business to succeed. For those new to virtualization,  the power panel also covered the most basic question - 'What is virtualization?'

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Third International "Virtualization Conference & Expo" Call for Papers

Virtualization, the hottest subject in all of IT right now, will be center stage in 2008.

Key opinion-formers in the field of infrastructure and pioneers of virtualization technologies of all types have already begun submitting speaking proposals to Virtualization Conference & Expo 2008 East, being held in New York City, June 23-24, 2008. Topics covered will range from Application Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Network Virtualization, Server Virtualization, and Storage Virtualization, to Virtual Machine Automation, Physical to Virtual (P2V) Migration, Management Applications, Tools and Utilities, and Virtualization Scripts and Procedures.

Submissions on these and dozens of other topics have already begun streaming in. The Call for Papers is as always a 100% online process, found here.

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IDC has stated that the virtualization services market alone is going to reach $11.7 billion by 2011 and in general this technology, which has been around for a good number of years, seems suddenly to be on everyone's mind.

In short, Virtualization is fast becoming a key requirement for every server in the data center, enabling increased workloads in server consolidation projects, efficient software development and testing, resource management for dynamic data centers, application re-hosting and compatibility, and high-availability partitions.
Help with that transformation: submit your speaking proposal today.

Topics will include:
  • Server Virtualization
  • Desktop Virtualization
  • File Virtualization
  • The Future of the Virtual Enterprise
  • Hosted Virtualization
  • Para-virtualization
  • Virtualization Hardware Support
  • Hardware-level Virtualization
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Virtualization for Server Consolidation and Containment
  • Windows Virtualization
  • Utility Computing
  • State of the Virtualization Services Market
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Virtualization is revolutionizing how business is done, if you missed this expo I know of a site that has a ton of good information on how businesses can benefit from Virtualization.

It has webcasts, podcasts and more to further discuss how business can benefit from virtualization. Hope you like it!