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Is Virtualization Where Linux Will Top Windows... Perhaps Stealthily?

Aug 02, 2007, 01:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)

[ Thanks to Peter Parker for this link. ]

"Virtualization is the theme of the LinuxWorld 2007 Conference & Expo this year, and that's as it should be, according to industry veterans I've interviewed recently. Virtualization a big boon for Linux adoption and a way to steal some of Microsoft Windows' thunder, they say. Overall, they agreed that succeeding in that space is a make-or-break proposition for Linux.

"'It's appropriate that LinuxWorld focuses on virtualization this year, because virtualization is a must-have for Linux,' said Jim Klein, Information Services and Technology Director for Saugus Union School District in Santa Clarita, Calif. 'Without virtualization, Linux will fade away in the data center...'"

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