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Virtualization can maximize the
utilization of existing computing resources and more quickly provision systems,
services, applications and desktops.
Furthermore, virtualization helps reduce datacenter operating expenses and
increases the availability of critical business systems.
However, many IT teams still think that it is not advisable to deploy
application and server virtualization technology together.
To the contrary, server and application virtualization are complementary and
they often should be combined, not only to amplify the capabilities of the
respective technologies but to achieve greater positive impact to IT and your
Sure, the benefits of server virtualization in early generation products were
often offset by performance and complexity tradeoffs, but technology has now
come to market that makes virtualization simple and economically feasible for
key infrastructure components.
We interview Simon Crosby to gain Citrix's perspective on the role of high
availability and management in virtualization.
Simon is the CTO of
Citrix's Virtualization and
Contact Citrix at 800-424-8749 or
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