It’s no surprise; the economy has been in a downward spiral for some time now. In fact, nearly every industry has been affected by it to some extent. But, for corporate data centers there’s no doubt that the implications of cost and efficiency will weigh heavily long after the current economic downturn ends. So, what’s the best way to consolidate servers and avoid unwanted wasted resources?
Organizationally, the ability to “go virtual” brings increased productivity and opportunity. Clearly, more and more of the world we live in is turning virtual. But, virtualization can be problematic and, as with any project, server virtualization projects have inherent risks associated with them that are no different. Server virtualization project risks range anywhere from management to security to implementation.