About 4 out of 10 companies are using Virtually Hosted Servers
Veeam, a virtualization management firm did some research regarding the types of servers which major companies in UK, US, France and Germany use in order to support their business website and found out that about 4 out of every 10 companies used virtual servers.
V-Index study shows that across countries, about 39% servers are virtual with a large business using 470 virtual machines and 113 hosts. Almost nine out of 10 business have some sort of virtualization in their company servers.
Most widely used hyper-visor is VMware (used by about 84% of companies across different countries), six in 10 prefer using Microsoft Hyper-V, 55% go with Citrix Xen while remaining 12% uses other alternatives.
“While the results show that virtualization has become a standard technology in most enterprises, it is clear that there is still room for increased penetration.” said Ratmir Timashev CEO at Vaeem
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