Virtualization services are created to execute the commands of virtual systems. Virtualization service is a program that runs in between abstracted infrastructure layers. It can be compared as the communicator between virtual operating systems and machines and can trigger one or several operations that involve interface of multiple virtual environments.
The diagram for a virtual environment can be divided into three distinct components. There are virtual servers, virtual networks, and virtual storage. In between these components are interface protocols that allow flawless communication between different infrastructure functions. However, to be able for the interface to work, it needs a communicator that will rely bits of data to execute the commands of the major components. This role is played by the virtualization service. It serves as the link between virtual components and without it the system would be rendered useless.
Virtualization service is very important also in order ease up the burden on the physical system of the IT environment. In data migration for example, when voluminous data will be transported from one server to another, it may require the intervention of storage hardware resources in order to accomplish the task. This could strain the hardware especially on an environment that has numerous virtual machines. In order to avoid taxing the metal component of the system, the virtual services will carry out the task and transfer data in file format in virtual storage devices. In this way, the real computer environment will not be bothered by the specific actions of the virtual machines.