All Virtualization Is Not Equal Under the Cloud – IT Business Edge

Virtualization and the cloud introduce new complexities when managing application performance. It is crucial to ensure that your infrastructure is sound and functional before undertaking one of these projects:

Virtual environments are more prone to system- and application-level threats and the extra strain that high utilization places on physical resources means that multiple applications and users are now prone to less reliable single-points-of-failure. At the same time, the cloud provides an entirely new playing field for users to run amok; spinning up new virtual resources at will and leaving IT to pay the bill.

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