Midsize Businesses Consider Server Virtualization

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jun 9, 2010


An Access Markets International (AMI) Partners study found the percentage of US medium–size businesses that consider server virtualization strategically important has increased from 46 percent to 75 percent. IT Web also reports that just under 20 percent of servers shipped in the fourth quarter of 2009 were virtualized.


According to industry reports, interest in server virtualization among US medium-size businesses has increased in the past year.

"This is according to Access Markets International (AMI) Partners' latest MB tracking study which found the percentage of US medium –size businesses that consider server virtualization strategically important has increased from 46% to 75%.

"Melissa Chong, manager of managed services at AMI, said 2009 was the turning point for server virtualization usage among US medium-size businesses, accelerated by the affects of the economic downturn as midmarket CIOs and IT managers looked for ways to cut IT costs and boost asset utilization."

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