Published: 08 December 2014
Analyst(s): Andrew Neff, Adam Woodyer
Total virtual server OS instances will be 71% of total server OS instances installed in 2014 and will reach 82% of total server OSs installed by 2018. The adoption rate of server virtualization in 2014 is predicted to be 18% in total x86 servers installed, and 27% of total servers installed in 2018.
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