The Modern Virtualized Data Center

Data center resources are often underused while drawing enormous amounts of power and taking up valuable floor space. Virtualization has been a positive evolutionary step in the data center, driving consolidation of resources to maximize power saving and to simplify management and maintenance. Learn more about the benefits of virtualization, and the issues you need to consider when planning a consolidation project.

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Master the Management Challenges of Your Virtualized Environment

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