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Hypervisor Huddle: 30 percent of VMware users also using Hyper-V, XenServer

President of Focus talks with TechTarget staff about surprising findings in Focus's latest virtualization research report, including mixed-hypervisor data centers and a new top reason to virtualize. Hint: It's not consolidation.

In this edition of the Hypervisor Huddle, site editor Hannah Drake, news writer Bridget Botelho and special guest Barb Goldworm, president and chief analyst for Focus discuss Focus's latest survey.

Topics include:

  • Disaster recovery now the top driver of virtualization adoption
  • 4% of the 262 survey respondents have no plans at all to go virtual
  • 30% of VMware users are also using Hyper-V, XenServer or an open-source flavor of Xen in test or production
  • Desktop virtualization
  • Management tools
  • Current barriers to virtualization adoption and expansion
  • Trends at VMworld 2009

Get your free copy of the 25-page report here: Virtualization management survey report: key findings.

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This was last published in September 2009

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