Virtualization and What it Can Mean for Your Business
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Digitization has seen many of us owning and managing multiple connected devices. From smartphones to PCs and notebooks, so much processing power is lying around. Unless you’re utilizing resources 24/7, that’s a lot of resources going to waste.Virtualization is one way of better managing those resources, enabling you better control over how much is available and when. Yet despite its many advantages, not every business may gain equal benefits from this technology. Caption: Traditional systems versus virtualization (Image source: TechTarget)Virtualization uses an application called a hypervisor to simulate the hardware needed for an entire system out of a pool of shared resources. Each of the systems, called Virtual Machines (VMs), are for all effects independently operable.A well-equipped host machine can operate multiple VMs, each capable of being configured with a separate set of hardware and software. For example, you can build VMs with varying CPU cores, memory, and Operating Systems (OS).7 Ways Virtualization Can Benefit BusinessesMost simply put, virtualization is a good way of gaining good scalability while reducing technology spending. Here are some of the ways it can prove beneficial to your business if implemented correctly.1. Increasing ProductivityIT ...Read More on Datafloq
June 21, 2021, 8:50 a.m.
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