Virtualization Learning Guide

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All-in-One Guide: Virtualization
 Chapter One: What is virtualization?   Selecting a Vendor   Reaping the Benefits   Cost Analysis   
Chapter One: What is Virtualization?

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Gartner: Virtualization a megatrend

At the recent Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Gartner Inc. vice president John Enck called virtualization a "megatrend," and said it doesn't really matter what kind of server you run it on, as long as you're running it.

Consolidation and virtualization: The same, but different

While they're similar, these two approaches are also fundamentally different. Managers need to explore how to use both if they want to end server sprawl.

Virtualization in the data center -- a look ahead

Try to sell most data center managers on the real joys of virtualization, and you'll find yourself preaching to the choir. Most know the benefits -- consolidation, flexibility and increased utilization. But some managers might not know that they have some big decisions to make about the future of their virtual environments.

Chapter Two: Selecting a Vendor >>

This was last published in January 2006

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