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I have a legacy system that has been converted P2V style to a virtual machine image. What is the proper term for a hosting solution that will use the image I have created? For some reason I am struggling to find one with Google search.

Private cloud?

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VPS can be a good starting point: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_server

Generaly speaking, you want a virtual machine. So private cloud can be okay, but this is only a buzzword.

You can also search with "vmware hosting" or "hyper-v hosting" (or "xxxx hosting", replace xxxx with xen, kvm, whatever).

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Thanks, I will start trying some of these search terms and see if I get better results.. –  Tim Jan 27 '12 at 20:20

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