The few vendors busy in the virtual lab automation space (which include VMware, Surgient, VMLogix, Skytap and the almost died StackSafe) may soon have a big, big problem called Microsoft.
After wasting years not leveraging its huge developers community to spread virtualization in every corner of the world, the company is finally moving on.
Announced in November 2008, the integration between Visual Studio 2010, System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 and Hyper-V 1.0/2.0 for virtual lab automation scenarios is now a reality called Visual Studio 2010 Lab Management.
The product just entered the beta 1 phase and has the potential to become a huge hit in the .NET world.
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