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    V-index is an online virtualization industry study performed by Vanson Bourne, an independent market research company. It is based on a survey of… Read More
    V-index is an online virtualization industry study performed by Vanson Bourne, an independent market research company. It is based on a survey of at least 500 enterprises across the US, UK, France and Germany and is designed to measure 3 parameters – virtualization rate, consolidation ratio and primary hypervisor in use. Read Less
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The significant cost, power and efficiency advantages of virtualizationhave accelerated its penetration within the enterprise: with this trend comesthe potential for all IT infrastructures to become virtual estates. In order tooffer a simple yet measurable view of the impact of this technology, VeeamSoftware developed the V-index, a free resource that is updated every quarteron www.V-index.com
 
The V-index tracks the penetration of virtualization across the serverestates of large-scale enterprises across the United States, United Kingdom,France and Germany. The aim is to take an ongoing snapshot of the penetrationrate of virtualization and thereby highlight potential trends and issues thataffect its progress towards becoming the de facto IT platform. This quarter the V-index has been updated to include enterprise useof virtual desktop infrastructures and factors influencing changes inhypervisor purchasing.