Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Identifying Server Candidates for Virtualization, which discusses how Microsoft IT identified virtualization as one of the prime strategies to address the issues of server underutilization and data-center capacity. 

For several years, Microsoft IT was aware that the number of servers in its data centers was growing rapidly, while utilization of these servers was very low. Microsoft IT identified virtualization as one of the prime strategies to address the issues of server underutilization and data-center capacity. This study describes how Microsoft IT developed the RightSizing initiative to identify servers that could be virtualized.


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