According to a survey by CDW, 25 percent of small businesses have virtualized at least some of their servers, with improved data protection cited as a direct benefit. But what is server virtualization? Server virtualization allows you to take one physical server machine and run several virtual server environments (for example, your email, database, and web servers) on it. Essentially, one server performs the work of many. Along with cost benefits, virtualization also makes disaster recovery easier. Read more about the ins and outs of server virtualization in this Server Virtualization Guide for Small Business on Small Business Computing.com.
|The above is an excerpt from the article, “4 Ways to Safeguard and Protect Your Small Business Data.” For more information, please visit www.sba.gov.|