Gartner Research

Managing Virtualization Today for Cloud Tomorrow

Published: 09 January 2013

ID: G00239065

Analyst(s): Aneel Lakhani, Jonah Kowall


As a stand-alone segment, virtualization management is becoming a niche market and is being absorbed into IT operations management and cloud management platform tools. With these market dynamics in mind, we look at three key best practices for IT leaders managing virtualization into the future.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a Management and Monitoring Strategy That Will Carry Through From Virtualization to Cloud
  • Optimize and Fill Virtualization Management and Monitoring Gaps With Point Products
  • Prepare for Cloud Management Platforms

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