Server virtualization is no longer a luxury but an essential part of the modern data center. By combining the workloads of several underused servers, you can get more out of your hardware when IT budgets stay flat, even as demand goes up. But adding a virtualization solution to your data center is just the beginning. Without proper planning and ongoing maintenance, you can run into serious challenges that may end up canceling out the advantages that server virtualization offers.
But server performance issues are not insurmountable, by gaining a clearer understanding into exactly how your system is operatin - and where the trouble spots are - you can refine and streamline your virtualization solution to run at peak efficiency. Organizations struggle to take these steps, which is why so many midsize and large groups turn to CDW to get the most return possible out of their virtualization investments. At CDW, seasoned experts ask all the right questions to design a truly effective solution to meet your virtualization needs:
- What technology needs are you trying to meet with server virtualization?
- How secure are your data and computing devices?
- How much are you spending on energy?
- How are you managing application delivery and operating system updates?