Data Centers

Solving IT Problems With Server Consolidation

Date Added: Sep 2009
Format: PDF

Many servers were approaching their three-to-five year required upgrade, and Tsumura wanted to reduce the number of Web servers and application servers - which had ballooned to a total of 137 servers - and to reduce operating costs; in order to minimize the work of upgrading applications, Tsumura wanted to continue using the Microsoft Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003 environments as-is even though they were no longer supported. As a solution server consolidation via VMware Infrastructure 3 and Dell Virtualization Assessment services were deployed.