Virtualization investments are booming

Posted on Thursday, Aug 13 2009 @ 05:02 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Hitachi Data Systems conducted a survey of its UK partners and learned virtualization is one of the key areas of investments during this recession:
The good thing about the tech industry is that companies not only invest in it to increase productivity, they also look to technology to save them money. In the current economic climate, the efficiencies created by virtualisation are increasingly appealing to both enterprise and SMEs, with a telling 87 percent of channel respondents saying they expect their customers to invest in virtualisation over the next 12 months.

And this isn't limited to just server virtualisation. Storage virtualisation is also popular as it allows more efficient use of disparate server resources and can help extend the useful life of older storage equipment.
More info at Hexus.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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