In a previous blog post, I discussed virtualization and its benefits. Hardware cost reduction and server resource efficiency are the biggest selling points, but there are many other added benefits to a virtual environment. While costs can be reduced due to less hardware needs, there are many disaster recovery points that will help to save on downtime and increase productivity.
The term “Virtualization” keeps getting thrown around in many industries. Virtualization is something that few know much about and yet it always piques interest. In part one of this blog post, I hope to dispel mysteries by giving some general information about virtualization. Virtualization has been around for some time, but has become more mainstream over the years as it becomes less of a specialized field.