According to a recent survey of IT professionals, unpredictable performance workloads are a significant concern when virtualizing critical applications. Pete Goldin summarizes key highlights from the report:
44 percent of respondents said the disproportionate storage-related costs were a “serious obstacle” or “somewhat of an obstacle” preventing them from virtualizing more of their workloads. 42 percent of respondents said the same about performance degradation or inability to meet performance expectations.
Check out the full post, High Storage Costs and Performance Remain Key Obstacles to Virtualization of Critical Business Apps, from Data & Storage Management Report.