Even with the growth rate of virtual machines outpacing the rate of physical servers, industry wide, most virtual environments continue to be protected by backup systems designed for physical servers, not the virtual infrastructure they are used on. Point backup solutions designed to exclusively protect virtualized environments may seem like the perfect choice. But even these can lead to significant costs that undermine their value once they reach production.
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