Wednesday, August 19, 2009

So, What’s Missing?

Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V is RTM, and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 will be RTM shortly. They integrate with the other System Center Tools (OM, CM, DPM) which gives an IT Organization a complete management suite for their Physical Systems, Virtual Environments, and Applications. Hyper-V and VMM have increased their capabilities tremendously with the addition of Live Migration, Cluster Shared Volumes, Quick Storage Migration, and others. They achieve Dynamic Mobility of Virtual Machines through PRO Tips.

What I want to know is What’s Missing? Microsoft now provides a stable, well performing, and dynamic platform for running your Virtual Machines - Hyper-V, with a great management tool for managing your Virtual Workloads – SMSD (Server Management Suite Datacenter). What more do you need to realize the benefits of Virtualization in your Datacenter?

What more is “Got to Have”, and not “Nice to Have”? I think we are close if not there, what do you think?

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