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Virtualization: What to choose?



Another view of a blogger about choosing Virtualization solutions. Obviously he missed out several others. That would put you in even bigger doubt but still I'm sure you will choose carefully :-)

But choosing what products best fit a given organization is complicated because no best product exists per se. Moreover, the best product for a large organization would be useless (and pricey) for a smaller one. The best approach an SME can take when choosing virtualization products is to really understand its purpose for deploying virtualization in the first place. Looking to run several operating systems on a single server? Looking to upgrade client desktops without having to install and run tests on every last PC? Looking for open-source software that runs on an IBM blade? Looking for freebies to test out the technology without having to immediately invest in it?


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