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Thinking about Virtualization and Disaster Recovery?

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2010

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What are some benefits that may come from implementing virtualization, disaster recovery and business continuity in your SMB? What are some downfalls if you don’t? Consider that as you read this blog and others. Let’s start with virtualization.Virtualization can:• help your SMB reduce the time spent on routine administrative tasks • improve server utilization • reduce or limit the number of servers • improve security • improve availability and uptime • improve server and application management • improve your data backup and protection Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: In a survey by VMware, more than one in five (21 percent) of SMBs have lost critical business data over the past two years due to "accident, disaster or emergency." Is your business lacking in disaster recovery and business continuity? Think about it. Over 60 percent of these companies say they saw lost sales or customers as a direct result. Where to get started: If you’re interested in more information about what virtualization, disaster recovery and business continuity can do for your business (and your customer retention), contact SDN Communications today and an expert will walk you through the best options for your SMB. For more great information from IT Business Edge Publication, click here for the "SMB Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery" and click here to read "The Importance of Business Continuity.