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Power to the systems: a cost-effective option for virtualization

Published By: IBM
IBM
Published:  Oct 14, 2009
Length:  11 pages

Virtualization has moved to the forefront of many organizations' IT agendas, because it reduces both the number of physical servers required and the associated costs. This independent study by the International Technology group found IBM PowerVM more cost-competitive over time, compared to VMware, in terms of IT costs and the costs of downtime.



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