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The Difference Between a Virtualization Platform and Cloud Computing

Do you know the difference between virtualization and cloud computing? While these two topics are often used interchangeably, they are in fact two different things.

In very simple terms, cloud computing is distributing shared computing resources such as data or software using an on demand format through the Internet. Virtualization is what gives you the ability for cloud computing. Virtualization can happen whether you are in the cloud or not.  By virtualizing your servers, you are creating a virtual machine that acts like the physical machine, complete with an operating system, applications, and so on. Starting with a virtualization platform and then moving to cloud computing will give you more agility.

Creating a Successful Virtual Environment

Today’s business is fluid and dynamic, which means IT needs to deliver high performance and availability, while keeping costs down. A virtual environment is the perfect way to achieve these goals.

VMware vSphere® with Operations Management™ (vSOM) is a virtualization platform specifically designed for virtual environments and can deliver the critical operational capabilities your business needs.

A Virtualization platform can deliver the agility and ROI your business needs, make sure your solution has these five essential characteristics.


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