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Webcast explores open-source virtualization

Oct 25, 2007 — by Eric Brown — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

IBM, Intel, and Novell are co-sponsoring a webcast entitled “Evaluating Open Source Virtualization.” Although primarily focused on enterprise applications and benefits, the free, hour-long event on Oct. 30 may interest device developers who are following the current explosion of virtualization technologies and applications.

Tony Iams, Vice President and Senior Analyst at Ideas International, Inc., will start off the one-hour webcast by framing some key questions for IT managers:

  • Do established virtualization benefits such as server consolidation, increased applications per server, and cost and power savings translate to the open-source realm?
  • What additional virtualization benefits are possible with open-source virtualization?
  • What are the best strategies and technologies for implementing virtualization in an open-source environment?

The webcast's featured speakers include:

  • Peter Bowen, Product Manager — Novell Inc.
  • Chris Bracy, President — Bracy Designs, IT Systems Integrator
  • Tony Iams, Vice President and Senior Analyst — Ideas International
  • Pam Schancupp, Executive Editor, eSeminars and Virtual Tradeshows — Ziff Davis Enterprise

The event will be held to be held Oct. 30 at 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Registration is available here.

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