Strategic Tech Slideshow: Virtualization and Cloud Report CardBy Ericka Chickowski | Posted 05-24-2010
of respondents have some sort of cloud computing services running on their network.
have deployed virtualization of some type.
have virtualized "mission-critical" servers.
have rolled out desktop virtualization technology.
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More than 80% of those who use virtualization cite cost savings as the primary driver.
say virtualization's virtue comes in deploying servers faster.
report they've deployed virtualization to simplify management.
say the biggest problem with virtualization is a lack of appropriate tools to monitor their virtual machines.
of cloud customers use some form of software-as-a-service, such as Salesforce.com or Google Apps.
have deployed private clouds.
use some form of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) such as Amazon EC2.
of respondents say they lack the tools necessary to manage and monitor cloud activities.
say that lower infrastructure costs are the primary driver for adopting cloud services.