Virtualisation To Help Indian Firms Save $3.89 Billion By 2020

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New Delhi: With IT services firms cutting costs to improve bottom-lines, server virtualisation can build a scalable, agile and optimized model and help Indian firms save a whopping $ 3.89 billion by 2020, a study by research firm IDC said.

The study added $ 98 billion of spending is expected to be avoided in the Asia Pacific region from 2003-2020 in server spending, power and cooling, etc.

Virtualisation allows multiple operating system (OS) to run concurrently on a single computer. It also enables several OSs and applications to run on one physical server thus help to cut running costs.

"Datacenter has been at the heart of IT transformation as managers have tried to build an agile and optimised model in last 10 years and Indian firms have started laying foundation of their datacenter transformation with virtualisation,"VMware Managing Director (India and SAARC) T Srinivasan told PTI.

The firm looks forward to opportunities that lie ahead as more and more firms begin to benefit from the technologies on their journey to the cloud. The IDC study gives substantial estimates on impact of VMware technologies in India, he added.

According to the IDC study, economic impact of server virtualisation is estimated to reach $ 3.89 billion in India by 2020.

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Source: PTI
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