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Mar 7 2017   5:19PM GMT

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In computing, virtual is a digitally replicated version of something real. The replication, which is created with software, may not be an exact copy of the actual item, but it is similar enough, in essence, to be described as a digital rendition. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“The mindsets that used to limit which applications could be virtualized are mostly gone now via a combination of maturing administrators, more capable hardware and experience.” – Matthew Portnoy

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Writing for Business
The book “Virtualization for Dummies” provides a _________ explanation of virtualization that helps readers achieve a basic level of understanding.
A. simplified
B. simplistic
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