By the end of 2005 93.8% of enterprises will use server virtualization

Gartner says data center virtualization will increase from its current usage rate of 59.4% among large enterprises, to 93.8% over the next year. Just 6.3% of delegates at a Gartner conference on utility computing said they had no plans to implement virtualisation in their data centres over the next two years. Some 40.6% of delegates have already deployed server virtualisation technology, 37.5% are using it for storage and 28.1% have applied it to their networks.