|In This Issue: Focus on Server Virtualization
SERVERS: IT Departments Downsize and Optimize with Virtualization
|February 8, 2011
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By virtualizing its servers, the city of South Bend, Ind., saves $6,000 on its annual power and cooling costs.
The states of Utah and Minnesota use enhanced tools to find efficiencies, cost and energy savings through server virtualization.
Capacity planning is an essential part of any virtualization project. Deployments work best when IT departments plan ahead, have realistic expectations of server ratios and use available tools.
By loading an HP DL380 G7 server with VMware vSphere 4.0, our reviewer ran 20 virtual machines with little or no performance degradation. The combination of energy-efficient servers with virtualization software also offers major savings on energy costs.
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