Virtualization

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In computing, virtualization means to create a virtual version of a device or resource, such as a server, storage device, network or even an operating system where the framework divides the resource into one or more execution environments. Even something as simple as partitioning a hard drive is considered virtualization because you take one drive and partition it to create two separate hard drives. Devices, applications and human users are able to interact with the virtual resource as if it were a real single logical resource. The term virtualization has become somewhat of a buzzword, and as a result the term is now associated with a number of computing technologies including the following:

  • Server virtualization: the partitioning a physical server into smaller virtual servers.
  • Operating system-level virtualization: a type of server virtualization technology which works at the operating system (kernel) layer.
  • Network virtualization: using network resources through a logical segmentation of a single physical network
  • Storage virtualization: consolidation of multiple network storage devices
  • Application virtualization
  • VMWare
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • XenServer
  • Application virtualization
  • Desktop virtualization
  • Storage virtualization

Virtualization can increase IT agility, flexibility, and scalability while creating significant cost savings. Workloads get deployed faster, performance and availability increases and operations become automated, resulting in IT that’s simpler to manage and less costly to own and operate.

  • Reduce capital and operating costs
  • Minimize or eliminate downtime
  • Increase IT productivity, efficiency, agility, scalability, elasticity, and responsiveness
  • Enable business continuity, disaster recovery, and high availability
  • Simplify data center / server room management and reduce costs
  • Reduce data center / server room footprint
  • True Software-Defined Data Center
  • Energy-efficiency savings
  • Instant provisioning of servers
  • Security, Regulatory and Compliance
  • Zero downtime maintenance and low maintenance
  • Application Isolation
  • Dynamic resource sharing
  • Cloud readiness

We can help your company virtualize and consolidate your data center / server room and provide the benefits of virtualization. Using virtualization, your company can maximize the use of its server resources and reduce the number of physical servers required. The result is server consolidation, which improves efficiency and cuts costs. Consolidating server farms and data centers will bring down operational and management costs, doing more with fewer IT assets, facilities, and personnel, which are some of the costliest assets.

We can help you reduce IT Costs and Increase Control with Server Virtualization

Our team can help you reduce server costs with server virtualization and consolidation. Assessment and planning of Physical to Virtual (P2V) migration. Centralize server management and automate your infrastructure.

Eliminate over-provisioning, increase server utilization and limit the environmental impact of IT by consolidating your server hardware with virtualization platform.

  • Reduce hardware and operating costs by as much as 50 percent and energy costs by as much as 80 percent, saving thousands of dollars per year for each virtualized server workload.
  • Reduce the time it takes to provision new servers by as much as 70 percent.
  • Decrease downtime and improve reliability with business continuity and built-in disaster recovery.
  • Deliver IT services on demand, independent of hardware, operating systems, applications or infrastructure providers.

We provide expertise in the following on premise virtualization technology solutions:

Server consolidation lets your company:

  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • VMWare
  • Citrix

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