Microsoft IT manages almost 230 System Center Configuration Manager 2007 site servers for managing the worldwide Microsoft desktop environment. Most of these instances reside on dedicated physical hardware and are typically underutilized. Microsoft IT System Center Configuration Manager 2007 administrator identified an opportunity to enhance service delivery and reduce expenses by using Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V technology for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 site role virtualization.

Microsoft IT has designed the solution for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 site virtualization to improve server manageability through consolidation, virtualization, and standardization.

  • Reduction in operating and capital expenses by 75 percent
  • Improved business continuity, scalability, and availability
  • Improved environmental sustainability
  • Standardized build for quicker deployment of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 site roles

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