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Many IT shops need to manage their virtual environments on a tight budget, and increasing pressure to provide private cloud capabilities in the enterprise presents a new financial challenge. Faced with the prohibitive licensing and software costs involved in a private cloud deployment, how can companies modernize their data centers within their budget? Using multiple hypervisors, making smart decisions about private cloud software and considering open source cloud tools are all helpful strategies. And to keep private cloud costs from getting out of control in the future, it’s also important to develop and enforce resource usage policies. Access >>>
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