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This article is part of the January 2011, Vol. 30 issue of Remote server management options for virtual data centers
Everyone knows about server consolidation’s ROI benefits, but virtualization performance monitoring can also deliver more bang for the buck. Virtualization got its foothold in data centers based upon one simple idea -- doing more with less. With fewer physical servers to manage, virtualized data centers are simply more efficient. That efficiency can deliver measurable savings because fewer servers mean a reduction in power usage, physical hardware support, square footage and cooling. But the savings shouldn’t end there. A number of options, enhancements and capabilities are available today that can help data center managers monitor virtualization performance and increase virtualization’s return on investment (ROI) while reducing its total cost of ownership. Virtualization is touted as the technology that offers significant savings, but it is actually server consolidation that really reduces costs. Virtualization is just the technology that makes consolidation viable. So if consolidation has already saved your organization money, how can you squeeze even more... Access >>>
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