Cloud Computing

Virtualizing Business- Critical Applications: A Critical First Step on the Journey Toward the Cloud

Provided by VMware

Category Cloud Computing

Type White Paper

Length 16

Publish Date May 09 2011

Date posted February 25 2013


Virtualization has matured rapidly in just a few years. What started out as a testing and development consolidation tool quickly evolved to being applied to production applications. Today, we are transitioning to virtualization 3.0. This IDC white paper from VMWare outlines the benefits of virtualization beyond mere consolidation, and how it acts a stepping stone to adopting the cloud.

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