Virtual Data Center eZine - Vol.5

Virtual Data Center eZine - Vol.5


According to the Data Center Decisions 2008 Purchasing Intentions Survey, server selection and disaster recovery (DR) are front-burner issues for data center decision makers. Inspired by the survey findings, this issue focuses on server choices for virtual infrastructures and the growing pervasiveness of virtualizing DR, guiding IT pros who plan to increase server virtualization investments in the next year.


Read on for expert insight on the following pertinent topics:


1. An analysis of key server resource areas, including CPU, memory, storage and network


2. Which 2U and 4U servers work best in virtualized environments


3. The impact of OS and server platforms on server choices


4. How virtualizing DR can speed recovery time objectives for virtual servers, increase utilization ratios on DR-dedicated servers, and simplify server and data management


This e-zine is brought to you by:


1. CA


2. esXpress


3. HP


4. Sun


5. Compellent


Richard Jones Vice President and Service Director Richard Jones is the vice president and service director of the Data Center Strategies practice at Midvale, Utah-based Burton Group. He covers disaster recovery, business continuity, server operating systems, high availability and clustering, high-performance computing grids, virtualization, data center systems, and device management. Prior to joining Burton Group, Jones was responsible for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, storage, high availability, business continuity, printing andMicrosoftWindows integration technologies at Novell Inc. Jones has 23 years of experience in software engineering, engineering management, project management and product management in the power supply and networking software industry.
Joe Clabby President Pierre Dorion Data Center Practice Director, Long View Systems Inc.
Dell Compellent
24 Sep 2012
31 Oct 2008
23 Page(s)

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