Not all virtualizations are equal
There are plenty of misconceptions about the topic of virtualization, especially among IT folks who are not familiar with virtualization. CIOs who have not felt the strategic impact of virtualization (be it a good or bad experience) tend to carry these misconceptions. Although virtualization looks similar to a physical system from the outside, it is completely re-architected under the hood.
So let's take a look at the first misconception: what exactly is virtualization?
Because it is an industry trend, virtualization is often generalized to include other technologies that are not virtualized. This is a typical strategy of IT vendors that have similar technology. A popular technology often branded under virtualization ...