VMware Virtualization Gives SMBs Affordable Disaster Recovery; Ability to Cut IT Costs Up to 50 Percent
VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter and to the cloud, today announced that its efforts to deliver increased value to small and medium businesses (SMB) have resulted in thousands of customers worldwide using VMware vSphere™ solutions, including significant deployments in key SMB markets, such as education, financial services, healthcare, IT consulting and manufacturing.
VMware solutions enable SMBs to save valuable time among their over-burdened IT staff by automating routine tasks, boosting productivity and responding faster to changes in real-world business conditions. VMware’s cost-effective and easy to deploy solutions also offer SMBs built-in security and data protection to help ensure ‘Always On’ IT and continuous uptime for their applications. Specific features in the VMware vSphere™ platform, such as VMware Fault Tolerance, VMware Data Recovery, VMotion and VMware vShield Zones, offer SMBs a level of resiliency for their businesses that had been reserved for only the largest enterprises in the past. VMware has also lowered the bar for SMBs to buy and use these capabilities with specific packages targeting this market segment and the lowest cost per application, the true way to measure cost for virtualization solutions.