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CYBER SMART: Where did system virtual machines grow out of?

Written by Jordan True

August 26th, 2016

Answer: Time-sharing

The evolution of the virtual machine all started out of time-sharing which was implemented in the Compatible Time-Sharing System. Time-sharing was before it’s time allowing multiple users to use a computer concurrently. If you got the answer right, you must be a virtualization pro! Don’t miss Thycotic at VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas and be sure to stop by booth #738 for live demos and prize giveaways.

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Jordan True

Jordan is a social media strategist, digital community manager and a lover of all things IT. She currently manages the Social Media Program at Thycotic and loves to connect with technology communities online and at enterprise IT events. Addicted to the outdoors, you can find Jordan on the running trails in her free time or sharing the latest InfoSec buzz on Twitter @ThycoticJordan.