Virtualization: Evolution not Revolution -- Another Kusnetzky Group Paper

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The infrastructure of most organizations is a chronological layer cake of technologies making revolutionary changes problematic. Virtualization, when added to the mix, can be either a wonderful thing or something that will magnify current issues.

Kusnetzky Group, Inc. today posted Virtualization: Evolution not Revolution, another position paper intended to review the forces changing the market for information technology in general and virtualization technology in specific. These position papers are written by the well known software analyst, Daniel Kusnetzky, who is now the Principal Analyst and President, Kusnetzky Group Inc. This paper can be found on the Kusnetzky Group, Inc. website.

http://www.kusnetzky.net/publications/ImpactPapers/20071205_Virtualization_evolution_not_revolution.pdf

Paper Overview
Many in the industry are speaking about virtual machine software and virtualized environments as if it is a revolution. Since much of the technology has been seen in mainframes and midrange systems for almost three decades, this is not likely to be true. The infrastructure of most organizations is a chronological layer cake of technologies making revolutionary changes problematic. Virtualization, when added to the mix, can be either a wonderful thing or something that will magnify current issues. Most organizations follow the "Golden Rules of IT" when adopting new technology.

About Kusnetzky Group
Kusnetzky Group, a business unit of Acuity Group LLC, brings decades of experience in all areas of the solution life cycle. It offers deep expertise in research, product planning, product development and product marketing in the following areas: Virtualization technology, System software, Collaborative and personal productivity applications, Developing and deploying Web-based viral marketing campaigns. For more information, please visit http://www.kusnetzky.net.

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