Over the past several years, businesses around the world have increasingly been virtualizing servers, applications and desktops. That adoption has been occurring so rapidly that technology research firm Gartner estimates that at least half of businesses globally have deployed some form of virtualization.

What is Virtualization?

Virtualization is the process of creating a virtual, rather than physical, version of something. This can apply to computers, operating systems, storage devices, applications or networks.

The way it works is software simulates the existence of