ESG's Take on Virtualized Disaster Recovery

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ESG: A New Approach to Virtualized Disaster Recovery

In an ESG survey conducted in the fall of 2010, 74% of respondents from large organizations said that their firms were currently using server virtualization, and many were expanding. While organizations continue to reap consolidation benefits such as reduced costs and greater efficiency, most implementations are focused on lower priority applications.

These consolidation benefits are only the tip of the iceberg! ESG research also noted that virtual implementations streamline

  • Application provisioning
  • Maintenance
  • Availability
  • Data protection processes

Virtualization and Mission-Critical Applications

It’s a different story for mission-critical, tier-1 applications. Despite its growth and obvious benefits, virtualization of mission-critical applications continues to lag; only 35% have virtualized tier-1 databases, 28% ERP, and 27% CRM.

Download this ESG white paper to learn more about virtualized disaster recovery.

ESG White Paper