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Question: Is virtualisation cost effective and does it support green IT?

Contents
Introduction
Is Virtualisation cost effective?
Running out of space? Needing Virtualisation?
Does virtualisation save energy?
VMware solutions helps reduce energy costs and help organisations go green
A revolution in the data centre or branch office using VMware solutions
Poor data centre management
Virtualisation and server storage within the data centre
Conclusion
References

Answer: Green IT is a more efficient and effective way of operating data centres and branch offices throughout the world and to help save costs by saving on energy and equipment, virtualisation allows you to have two or more computers, running in two or more completely different environments. It allows you to have two or more different operating systems on one physical computer, for example you could have Windows Server as the physical operating system and then have Windows Server and Windows 7 as Virtual machines. In association with or as an alternative to virtualisation, data centre rationalisation can also deliver reduced energy to the IT industry, below are some key benefits of virtualisation.

Is Virtualisation cost effective?
Most discussions on virtualisation benefits relate to server technologies, by virtualising servers it cuts the problems of difficult to manage hardware, underuti...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Computer Science
  • Course: Computer systems and networking
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 79%
  • Words: 2089
  • Date submitted: March 01, 2016
  • Date written: November, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7172

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