“Virtualization on ESXi is the process of creating a software-based, or virtual, representation of something, such as virtual applications, servers, storage, and networks. It is the single most effective way to reduce IT expenses while boosting efficiency and agility for all size businesses.” – Vmware
“Hyper-V is virtualization software that, well, virtualizes software. It can not only virtualize operating systems but also entire hardware components, such as hard drives and network switches. Unlike Fusion and Virtualbox, Hyper-V is not limited to the user's device. You can use it for server virtualization, too.”- Microsoft
Virtualization proves beneficial for customers as well as the hosting providers. All types of hosting providers such as dedicated, shared, colocation or cloud host the servers in the data centers that deploy virtualization in their infrastructure to save revenue, space, and power.
So, how is virtualization helpful for businesses as well as the hosting providers? There are various aspects of virtualization that have proven advantageous for diverse industries. Let us discuss some of these critical aspects.
• Cost Reduction
• Space Optimization
• Flexible Operation
• Easy Provisioning
• Less Hardware, Fewer Problems