Virtualization and Data Center Consolidation

Intel is launching an eight-year process of data center consolidation, as Brently Davis, communications and stakeholder manager, blogs on [email protected] In this video podcast, he discusses the benefits — reducing costs, improving server and storage utilization], creating higher density & more energy-efficient data centers — and challenges, like impact on business partners, impact on different parts of the company, and costs. The strategy is known as DOME, which stands for Design, office, manufacturing and enterprise computing. IT Architect Travis Broughton, who uses a parking lot to illustrate some of the challenges of virtualization in a recent post on [email protected], also weighs in on virtualizations role in data center consolidation