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The Clipper Group: IBM Introduces More-Efficient x86 Servers ? Improving Virtualization, Energy, Lowering TCO

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Executive Summary

According to Clipper Group analysts, data centers around the world have become choked with inefficient and poorly managed servers; servers that are only being utilized at 15% to 20% of their capability. But account for 100% of the electrical power required to run these resources and cool the data center. In order to reduce the TCO of the data center, IT managers have begun to virtualize systems to run multiple applications on a single platform to utilize available processing resources more fully. Read this brief to learn how IBM System x servers offer automated processes to manage energy efficiency, high availability, reliability, and ease of use, allowing you to focus your valuable IT staff on business innovation rather than mundane IT administration.

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