Enterprise small and mid-size businesses (SMB) are embracing virtualization because of the need to reduce risks associated to IT outages and data loss. Most of these establishments have loss critical enterprise data due to systems failures, accidents or natural causes. Virtualization platforms increase application availability which can shorten disaster recovery time and improve SMBs business continuity preparedness. This study will explore these benefits to find critical issues that can enable SMBs to maintain competiveness by utilizing less to do more.
Opara, Emmanuel U. and Soluade, Oredola A.
"Effect of Virtualization on Enterprise Network, Server/Desktop
Systems on Small and Mid-Size Businesses (SMB)
Journal of International Technology and Information Management: Vol. 22
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jitim/vol22/iss2/3