Virtualization has without doubt enabled IT organizations to obtain maximum efficiency from their physical hardware, but virtualization has also increased the complexity these organizations have to manage, and that includes data protection. This paper discusses some of the hidden complexities virtualization introduces to backup and recovery requirements, and the challenges created when backup involves a combination of physical servers and virtual machines. It also discusses ways that backup and recovery processes can be simplified by avoiding point solutions.
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