Economic Impact of Virtualization at Overstock.com
To adeptly meet new business conditions and reduce total cost of ownership, Overstock.com recently implemented a virtualized, multitiered storage solution. This case study articulates the economic impact of implementing a fundamentally new storage architecture. Compared to the unit costs measured in December 2007, the next year (2008) costs were reduced by 43 percent, and the subsequent year costs went down an additional 37 percent. In addition to the unit cost impact, this case study also quantifies the qualitative and operational efficiencies Overstock.com has realized. This could be you. Read on.