Identifying Server Candidates for Virtualization

Given that the number of servers in its data centers is growing rapidly, while utilization of these servers is very low. Microsoft IT identified virtualization as one of the prime strategies to address the issues of server underutilization and data-center capacity.

This following case study describes how Microsoft IT developed the RightSizing initiative to identify servers that could be virtualized.

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