Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization Roadmap

Steven Bink reports this upcoming TechNet webcast from Microsoft, scheduled for Tuesday, October 04, 2005 1:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada):

Today’s information technology organizations are under pressure to reduce costs and prioritize spending on new equipment. Virtualization technology is emerging as an effective way to increase both productivity and deployment flexibility. Virtualization technology can play a key role in uncoupling workloads from server resources and enabling a dynamic and automated datacenter. Microsoft is investing heavily in the next generation of virtualization technology and the management tools that will drive it. This session presents Microsoft’s virtualization roadmap and strategy, starting with Microsoft Virtual Server 2005. We then discuss the Windows hypervisor technology, which will be incorporated into the next release of Microsoft Windows Server.

Presenter: Mike Neil, Product Unit Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Mike Neil is the product unit manager of the Microsoft Windows Virtualization team. His team is responsible for Microsoft Virtual PC, Microsoft Virtual Server and the next-generation Windows virtualization technology. He joined Microsoft with the acquisition of Connectix, where he was vice president of engineering

The webcast will be 1 hour long, in English language only. It’s considered a Level 300 session. You can register for free here.

I surely will attend, hoping more details about Microsoft hypervisor and next Virtual Server will be disclosed.