The STAND: Virtualization

May 06, 2011

Virtualization is rapidly becoming a fact of life for agency executives, as the basis for data center consolidation and cloud computing and, increasingly, as the underpinning of a much broader set of IT cost savings and efficiencies. But there’s still confusion over such things as security in virtualized environments, and what’s needed to integrate the different layers of virtualization.

THE STAND: Virtualization looks at these issues from the perspective of a long-time player in the federal IT arena, who gives his views on the pros and cons of virtualization and how agencies can wring the most from their virtualization strategies.