Date Added: Sep 2009
Data centers are growing rapidly in size and complexity. At the same time, competitive and economic pressures are making cost control even more critical to the overall success of data center implementations. Virtualization offers organizations of all sizes the opportunity to reduce the physical footprint of their data centers by enabling IT resource sharing and increasing utilization.
This paper provides a comprehensive overview of the pressing need and strategies to master the management challenges of your virtualized environment with a new breed of service management solutions:
- Discover and visualize the physical and virtual environments and their relationships as well as the need to rapidly provision the virtual environment.
- Optimize the execution and maintenance of workloads as well as managing virtualized storage efficiently.
- Learn how to manage software licensing to ensure cost-effectiveness and allocate IT costs appropriately.