Hardware

Microsoft announces intent to acquire Softricity Inc.

"SEATTLE, May 22, 2006 – Virtualization technology continues to be a hot topic in the industry and is sure to ignite spirited conversations at the15th annual Microsoft Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) this week. Virtualization is a key technology for reducing the cost and complexity of IT management, and Microsoft has committed significant resources to making virtualization more broadly accessible and affordable for customers."

To read the rest of this press release, click on the following link:

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2006/may06/05-22Virtualization.mspx

This has prompted me to take a deeper look at Softricity. Has anyone worked with this technology before? They have a very interesting video called The Soft Grid: The Future of Software. I will research this some more and get back to you.

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