Market Growing For Virtualization Services

September 2007
Business Communications Review;Sep2007, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p6
Trade Publication
This article discusses how the International data Corporation (IDC) has predicted that the market for virtualization services will double between 2006 and 2011. The author suggests that the main drivers will be power and cooling challenges to enterprise datacenters. The majority of the services opportunity lies in supporting customers initial implementations of virtualization. Information Technology (IT) consulting and systems integration will begin to become the dominant opportunity as the technology becomes more mainstream.


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