She says the lifecycle virtualisation market, initiated in 2005, is in its third generation, following virtual lab automation and virtual lab management. "We expect adoption of this essential technology to increase due to a broad mix of vendors focusing on this market."
Lifecycle virtualisation uses in the future will encompass such things a infrastructure provision, on-demand environment creation and deletion, and extreme automation. In addition, lifecycle tools and platforms will exploit the benefits of the cloud, not just make it available.
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