The Evolution of the Data Center to the Cloud

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In 2008, only 12 percent of server workloads were virtualized. Sixty percent of workloads will be virtualized by 2014.

Data centers are evolving from isolated resource "islands" to interconnected pools of virtualized resources shared between multiple data center locations — effectively creating "data centers without walls" that help businesses cut costs and maximize IT efficiency. Ciena has provided an overview of the evolution of the data center to the cloud.

 

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