Virtualisation

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There are many benefits of Virtualisation including:

Reduce Physical Servers

Capitalize on Uptime

Run multiple Operating Systems using one server

Retire old hardware without expensive replacement

Reduce electrical costs and cooling requirements

Live Real-Time Backup

Ongoing server hardware upgrades simplified

 

Hampshire ITS recommend both VMware Server and Microsoft’s Hyper-V Virtualisation Technologies

Microsoft Hyper-V FAQ

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/hyperv-overview.aspx

Vmware Server FAQ

http://www.vmware.com/products/server/