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April 03, 2015
Since merging with Wachovia in 2009, Wells Fargo has closed 100 data centers, decreasing its risk profile and reducing its carbon footprint.
October 06, 2009
U.S. IT shops have been harder hit by the economic crisis than those in other countries. While the U.S. leads slightly on server virtualization adoption, it lags on energy efficiency.
March 27, 2009
While many IT pros use virtualization to contain server sprawl and cut power costs, others prefer to add efficient hardware as needed.
January 15, 2009
Data center host 365 Main has excess power capacity because of its virtualization efforts and an incentive program through Pacific Gas and Electric.
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Virtualizing servers is one of the most effective steps to reduce energy consumption, especially when the hypervisor and VM placement are taken into account. Continue Reading
If a host doesn't automatically power off as expected, check for conflicting VMware DRS rules that could prevent this power-saving feature. Continue Reading
C-state and P-state both offer options for managing system power, but they are very different from one another. Continue Reading
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Tracking and managing VM resource consumption can help administrators save power by allowing them to shut down unnecessary hosts. Continue Reading
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Virtualization power management is yet another way a hypervisor can help cut costs to achieve maximum ROI, with the added bonus of saving the Earth. Continue Reading
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Server power consumption can be readily controlled by hypervisors instead of the operating system once the host server is properly configured. Continue Reading
Before making data center storage virtualization decisions, consider storage performance and redundant storage access, among other issues Continue Reading
With VMware Distributed Power Management and Distributed Resource Schedule, you can reduce data center power consumption in a major way. Continue Reading