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Device Virtualization: An Approach for Enabling Universal Access to Scanners, Cameras, and Other Connected Devices

A decade ago, IT began to realize the benefits of abstracting server hardware from operating systems. Rapidly, server virtualization ushered in a wholesale revolution in datacenter operations. Today, your organization has the opportunity to take advantage of an equally powerful revolution: device virtualization.

Device virtualization enables any supported device—such as scanners, cameras, digital microscopes and radiology equipment—to automatically become a network device. With device virtualization, you can reap many of the same rewards already achieved in virtualizing servers, networks and desktops.