Virtualization can be a confusing area to understand. By its very definition,
virtualization is an abstract endeavor. And with the ability to virtualize everything
from PCs to servers to mainframes to storage to files and I/O, no wonder so
many are perplexed.
Just the client alone is filled with many ways to virtualize. You can turn
a PC into multiple PCs with PC virtualization. You can isolate an app from the
registry through application virtualization. You can stream apps from a server
to a PC through application streaming or desktop virtualization.
Tom Valovic, a longtime IDC analyst who just joined Virtualization
Review, recently dissected the world of client virtualization in a recent
blog posting. Now I think I almost understand it. This guy is going to be
Posted by Doug Barney on May 12, 2008 at 11:52 AM