Greatest 2 benefits of vitualization are:
1) The resource savings - spending less capital, reduced power consuption & lower labor cost.
2) The speed in which new capacity can be delivered
Virtualization started out as a server consulidation/environment management tool and has now grown into a business. Capacity on demand - Computing on demand.
It will take less people to support the same about of capacity
Much of a companies energy is spent grappling with the problem of managing the workstation computer desktop. This ongoing problem has shifted critical company resources away from growing the business to computer maintenance.
To address this, virtualized server and desktop solutions provide a secure method for deploying servers and desktops from the datacenter as a managed service, which leads to reduced costs and effective information security.