Virtualization reduces the number of servers you need, which, in turn, reduces your hardware, energy and space needs.
- With fewer servers to service, virtualization cuts maintenance time and ultimately maintenance costs.
- Virtualization makes better use of your existing hardware — bumping utilization rates from 15 to 80 percent.
- It saves you money.
Server virtualization is by far the most common method used to reduce overall IT costs. There are several other methods, and when it comes to products, there are also several players. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves.
Let’s start where business has always started. Let’s take a look at your technology. Let’s weigh the costs vs. benefits. And then, let’s talk about whether the savings for you are really real.