From Virtualization to Intelligent, On-Demand Infrastructure

Ed Sladek, Dell Data Center & Virtualization Portfolio Manager
Many organizations have completed initial waves of virtualization to consolidate physical servers and some wonder “what’s next?”. “Should we wait for Cloud Computing or can we gain more value from virtualization?” This presentation will share Dell’s best practices for virtualizing x86 platforms to save CapEx and OpEx while increasing your organization’s agility. It provides insights on how to extend the life of, and potentially consolidate, your data centers through additional waves of virtualization. And, it can help you make the right decisions to get ready for your Cloud Computing future.
Jan 14 2010
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From Virtualization to Intelligent, On-Demand Infrastructure
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The software-defined data center
Virtualization is no longer a passing trend. Organization deploying it in their servers, desktops, storage and networks are experiencing increased performance and decreased costs, when implemented and managed properly. Join this channel to hear leading experts discuss this maturing technology and how you can create your own software-defined data center.

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