Microsoft Server Virtualization Beats VMware

Microsoft Server Virtualization Beats VMware


August 27, 2010

Datamation reports that Microsoft is touting engineering giant CH2M Hill as its latest example of how its Hyper-V virtualization platform is beating out VMware. According to the report, privately held CH2M Hill has been working on cost-cutting initiatives, including server virtualization, since before the economy began to tank in 2007. The Denver-area firm already had a significant investment in VMware's (NYSE: VMW) ESX hypervisor technology dating to 2005 but decided to switch to Microsoft's VMware competitor -- Hyper-V -- along with Windows Server 2008 Release 2 (R2).


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