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SearchOpenSource: Data Center Dos and Don'ts: Virtualization

Apr 27, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"When is virtualization the best option for server consolidation?

"Wade Reynolds: We believe that software-based virtualization technology is the most cost-effective and flexible option available for server consolidation. As the technology matures and more standards are adopted, especially in the areas of APIs and virtual disk formats, barriers between the different virtualization platforms are being dismantled. Virtualized servers are less likely to be subjected to vendor lock-in relative to a blade or physical partitioning solution..."

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