sponsored by VMware and Intel
Posted:  11 Oct 2010
Published:  11 Oct 2010
Format:  PDF
Length:  4  Page(s)
Type:  Analyst Brief
Language:  English

Switch on a server and you’ve just doubled its cost. According to Gartner, between 2007 and 2012, most U.S. enterprise datacenters will spend as much on power and cooling as on the hardware itself. Couple this with increasing infrastructure demands needed to handle the petabytes of data flowing through organizations as well as increasing energy costs, and Gartner also predicts that energy costs for IT could double by 2012.

By virtualizing your infrastructure using the Intel® Xeon® processor 5500 series servers and VMware vSphere™ 4, you can consolidate resources and improve your total cost of ownership by decreasing management costs and increasing asset utilization. You can also improve system availability and help lower the cost and complexity of disaster recovery. Continue reading this solution brief to learn more.

Data Center Cooling | Data Center Infrastructure Efficiency | Data Center Management | Data Center Power Management | High Availability | Server Consolidation | Server Virtualization | TCO | VMware

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