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cuetip
Oct 10, 2013

How does virtualization save businesses money?

It is realistic to expect a direct cost savings through virtualization, or are other benefits the main draw?

jimlynch
10/11/2013
4 reasons "virtualization" saves money
http://www.microsoft.com/business/en-us/resources/technology/business-so...

"1. Add another business application or database without increasing the number of physical hardware servers you have to worry about.

2. Cut back on energy consumption and technology maintenance costs.

3. Enhance your disaster recovery plan.

4. Stretch your technology budget."
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Christopher Nerney
10/11/2013

It is realistic to expect cost savings through virtualization, particularly hardware and energy expenditures.

 

But there also are other benefits. Among them are simplified IT management, improved business continuity and disaster recovery, and faster response time. 

 

 

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