Microsoft server virtualization products make waves in 2009

Hyper-V R2 changed the dynamics of the market this year. Find out what 2010 holds in store for Microsoft server virtualization and get a recap of the top news stories of 2009.

New server virtualization products dominated the market in 2009. VMware released vSphere 4, and Citrix Systems came out with XenServer 5.5, but the most important new product came from the Microsoft server virtualization team: Hyper-V R2.

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This Week in Virtualization

With Hyper-V R2, the market began to take Microsoft server virtualization seriously. For the first time, VMware faced a considerable threat to its dominance. And for that reason, the release of Hyper-V R2 was the top server virtualization news story of 2009.

Site Editor Colin Steele and News Director Alex Barrett discuss Hyper-V R2, other new server virtualization products and more of 2009's biggest headlines in this year-end edition of This Week in Virtualization.

David Greschler, Microsoft's director of virtualization and management strategy, also calls in to talk about the Microsoft server virtualization push in 2009 and preview what the company has in store for 2010.

This Week in Virtualization

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This was first published in December 2009

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