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Virtual Data Center E-Zine Volume 37: Maximizing Virtual Data Center Consolidation

Virtualization may be well underway, but it doesn't mean new challenges won't arise as you continue to navigate your initiative. This expert e-zine offers detailed guidance for achieving the right balance in your virtual data center and presents key findings concerning your peers' consolidation objectives for 2012.

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  • Why not all data centers are created equal
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