The Business Case for Virtualization

This whitepaper discusses the benefits of virtualization - creating a business case for virtualization and knowing the value points can make all the difference!

Virtualization seems to be the flavor of the month - everybody is talking about it and a lot have jumped on the bandwagon. The issue is: does virtualization create business value?

This paper goes into the business case for virtualization - discusses key virtualization "points" and the benefits at each.

Caution: Vendor whitepaper means that you have to step over a lot of self promotion to get to the meat of the argument but well worth it.

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