When To Consider Virtualization?

Presented by

Imran Zaman, Technical Business Lead, Daywatcher.com

About this talk

With IT budgets being squeezed and organisational boards looking for ways to reduce costs in the current economy - the IS department is once again being looked upon to play its part in delivering savings, whilst not compromising on forward technological momentum. One of the most prominent technologies being utilised today within the Fortune 100 companies (to deliver savings amongst other benefits) is Virtualisation. First developed in the 1960's and limited to mainframe hardware, virtualisation technology has grown to encompass many new areas: Server virtualisation Application virtualisation Storage virtualisation Desktop virtualisation However, there are many organisations that are still unsure or un-decided about the benefits of virtualisation technology and this is where this presentation comes in. I will show you when to consider virtualisation technology (especially server and application virtualisation) and help demonstrate whether virtualisation is right for your organisation. Imran is a Technical Business Lead who works within large IT & Business transformation programmes. He assists organisations to consolidate and standardise: .. Applications .. Operating Systems .. Infrastructure .. Client Hardware .. Data with the aim of reducing total cost of ownership (TCO), provide a return on investment (ROI) and enhance Service Delivery. Imran has experience of working across a wide range of sectors: Automotive Defence Energy / Utilities Finance Insurance Media NHS Imran is passionate about Business, Technology, Innovation and Digital Media and publishes articles covering these subjects on his Blog at “daywatcher.com”.

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