Microsoft Touts Hyper-V Cloud at TechEd

Microsoft's new Hyper-V Cloud initiative is part of its private cloud push.


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Cloud computing comes in many flavors, and certainly the 'private cloud' gets as much buzz as any -- hence Microsoft's new inititive in this area. Stuart Johnson reports.

Microsoft opened its TechEd Europe 2010 conference in Berlin by revealing a new initiative -- called Hyper-V Cloud -- as part of its evolving cloud computing strategy meant to make it easier for customers to deploy private cloud environments either in-house or from a hosting provider.

Company officials, including Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer, have repeatedly said they are "all in" on cloud computing, and just two weeks ago announced they are working to deliver what they call "platform-as-a-service" (PaaS) on the company's cloud environments.

Monday, Microsoft announced it has signed up six global firms -- Dell, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM, and NEC -- as partners to deliver "prevalidated configurations" for customers migrating to the cloud, according to company statements.

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Tags: Microsoft, virtualization, virtualization cloud, hypervisor, Hyper-V Cloud

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