Many organizations have adopted virtualization as a standard for server workloads. But virtualization has not proven to be the “game changer” many organizations had envisioned. IT departments face huge challenges related to server sprawl, which has actually increased with virtualization.
Although virtualization has brought benefits beyond the physical paradigm of one operating system per server, the true optimal infrastructure for organizations comes with adopting a private cloud infrastructure.
Check out this white paper to learn the benefits of a private cloud and discover how deploying one private cloud solution can provide:
Easy provisioning of new environments
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: Jul 20, 2018
You’re running a lot of your business on Windows Server today—
mission-critical apps, Active Directory, Domain Name Servers, not
to mention virtual machines and storage. For more than 20 years, in
fact, Windows Server has been the operating system of choice for
This guide shows you how you can use your Windows Server
expertise to give your organization a boost in the age of cloud
computing, addressing these topics and others:
• Why move to the cloud?
• What are some ways to use Azure for Windows Server workloads?
• What about security?
• Who else is doing this?
• How do I get started?
Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jul 14, 2010
Real uses prove that Red Hat Enterprise Linux has lower costs than Microsoft Windows Server 2008, improving as you scale up. It offers more efficient management costs and better flexibility and is the most tested, secure OS backed by global support.
You'll learn about the best storage configurations for Hyper-V, NetApp's virtualization "sweet spot," and Avanade's firsthand experience with two much-anticipated R2 features: Cluster Shared Volumes and Live Migration.
Read about the simplicity of architecting a robust infrastructure with Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008 R2 Hyper-VT in a virtual environment with NetApp® storage, to provide the ability to maintain HA for both the computing and storage resources between the primary and secondary sites and complete disaster recovery in the event of the loss of a whole site.
Linux reliability has come of age. Several major Linux distributions including Novell SUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Ubuntu scored high in reliability, improved over 2006 uptime statistics and achieved near parity with Unix distributions. Security incidents plagued Windows Server 2003, which saw uptime decrease by roughly 10% during last year. Corporations must continue to adhere to best practices in configuration, management and security to ensure optimal server operating system and application reliability.
Microsoft, together with Unisys Corporation, completed benchmark testing of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 running on the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 operating system with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 database software. Benchmark results demonstrate that Microsoft Dynamics CRM can scale to meet the needs of an enterprise-level, mission-critical workload of 24,000 concurrent users while maintaining performance at sub-second response times.
This paper discusses how consolidating your Microsoft® SQL Server®, Exchange, and SharePoint® Server data along with your Windows® files using NetApp® storage for Windows environments reduces the cost of physical storage as well as ongoing management costs in Windows environments.
This report documents the results of ESG Lab hands-on testing of a NetApp Unified Storage Architecture deployed in a VMware virtual server environment with a goal of simplifying, protecting, and consolidating physical servers hosting Microsoft applications.
Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers Enable Customers to Maximize Benefits of Microsoft Windows. Dell vStart and reference architectures provide streamlined deployment and enable customers to maximize the comprehensive Windows Server.
Learn why the time is now for data center transformation due to the end of Microsoft support to Windows Server 2003 and see what your organization must do to upgrade performance, scalability, availability, manageability, and security.
Learn how Microsoft’s end of support for its 2003 Windows Server presents the best opportunity for a technology upgrade and see what your organization should do to take advantage of this unique opportunity.