According to a recent Tech News World report, server virtualization was initiated in an effort to make the data center more efficient. Over time, businesses and virtual server hosting providers came to realize that server virtualization, especially when coupled with cloud computing, is noteworthy because it is capable of significantly improving enterprise agility.
The report said cloud computing and server virtualization are offering critical benefits to organizations, but data storage solutions are lagging behind, limiting the technology's potential.
Essentially, data storage programs are still stuck within the limitations of traditional, physical devices, and have not been adequately upgraded to handle virtual environments, the report said. As a result, companies are forced to carefully monitor their cloud-based and virtualized systems because they are overwhelmed by data and lack the systems to manage information effectively.
According to a recent Web Hosting Geeks report, VPS systems are capable of offering significant storage-related advantages because the technology features almost limitless scalability and can be maintained by a hosting provider that can focus all of its attention on managing data on the virtual machine.
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