Date Added: Jan 2011
Demand for application availability has changed how applications are hosted in today's data center. Evolutionary changes have occurred throughout the various components of the data center, including server and storage virtualization and also network virtualization. The focus of today's enterprise is to increase business agility and the data center is a key asset that is gaining a lot of attention. One of the most evolutionary changes to present itself is server virtualization. Motivation for server virtualization began with the opportunity to realize cost reductions in infrastructure and utilities, followed by an increase in redundancy and recovery.