Ben Rouse

Ben Rouse is a founder and chief product officer at Austin, Texas-based Hyper9, a leader in search-based software for managing the dynamic nature of virtual environments. For more information about the company, go to

Articles by Ben Rouse

Virtualization is transforming self-evident physical machines into multiple virtual machines (VMs), which can be cloned instantly at no perceived cost and moved seamlessly from one physical machine to another. While the power of virtualization is enticing, its management implications are daunting. A completely new management protocol is needed to match the dynamic nature of virtual environments and keep pace with their evolution as they move beyond the enterprise and into the cloud.

Posted February 15, 2009