Data Centers

Continental Flies Higher by Saving Millions With Microsoft Hyper-V on HP BladeSystem

Date Added: May 2009
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Continental Airlines ( is the fifth largest airline in the world. At number five, Continental may not be the world's biggest airline. But in a number of surveys, passengers say it's the best. Continental wanted to increase compute capacity despite data center limits on power. Continental standardized on HP BladeSystem and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V to maximize CPU utilization and reduce the number of physical servers required.