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Making data center virtualization work for your business

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Virtualization technology is rapidly becoming the foundation of modern data centers. Not long ago, virtualization was all about server consolidation. Virtualization today is enabling businesses with greater agility. Before considering a virtualization project for your data center, it is important to first confirm if your facility can even handle the transition.

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Making data center virtualization work for your business

  1. 1. Making Data Center Virtualization Work for Your BusinessVirtualization technology is rapidly becoming the foundation of modern data centers. Not long ago,virtualization was all about server consolidation. Virtualization today is enabling businesses with greateragility. Before considering a virtualization project for your data center, it is important to first confirm if yourfacility can even handle the transition.With data center virtualization, there is a direct impact is on the expenses and on wasted processing powerand leans towards creating a green datacenter. There is no need to create a huge datacenter, just installpowerful virtualized servers or running a huge number of servers can make a difference. Virtualization is anideal tool for data center improvement. But if not designed and built correctly, newly virtualized systems cancost the company time and resources, creating confusion among departments. That is why it is important totake the time during the planning stage to look critically at your IT environment.When implemented correctly, data center virtualization establishes valuable efficiencies and that can helpcontain costs. In a virtual IT environment, it helps businesses to increase utilization of their existing hardwareby running virtual servers on fewer, highly scalable enterprise-class servers. Use of a virtualized datacentertackles major space constraint in many organizations. Control costs, increase utilization, more responsive ITgreen initiatives. While the benefits of virtualization can sound impressive, getting there may presentchallenges without adequate planning. Many datacenter virtualization solutions ensure competency inhardware requirements, by enabling an organization to utilize lesser hardware to perform the same jobs.To ensure that data center virtualization in your business is a success, ensuring security is critical. As with anyimplementation, the virtualized environment should follow the same stringent security controls as a physicalone. A good virtualization plan is tied to a good storage plan. Backup is highly essential. Virtualization isgrowing because it can provide business continuity capabilities. Any Virtualization solution should provide aflexible architecture and the tools needed to help you manage capacity and include load balancing to ensureperformance and fast response times and redundancy. With datacenter virtualization, it is possible forenterprises to centralize IT management, outsource IT management and reduce the size of IT departments.Data center virtualization empowers the IT department with tools for resource scheduling, data protection,and disaster recovery. It can help enhance your infrastructure performance. Team up with the best serviceprovider with a service desk support who can combine security and reliability to accomplish an enabledenterprise.Related Links: Information security, Green datacenter

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