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Virtualization offers a host of benefits, but it also increases complexity. A new depth of understanding is required, particularly in configuring virtualization hosts to maximize reliability, bandwidth, and ease of management. With proper configuration, virtual servers can enjoy the same basic network resources as physical servers did in days gone by.