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I think many people think of virtualization as something that only has benefits for large companies, but that’s not really the case. Virtualization can save small businesses money, and help you do more without the need to expend a lot of capital. HERE is a link to an article on virtualization for small businesses from Microsoft Business. It lists four main advantage of virtualization for SMB:
1. Add another business application or database without increasing the number of physical hardware servers to worry about.
2. Decreased energy consumption and technology maintenance costs.
3. Enhanced disaster recovery plan.
4. Stretch your companies technology budget.