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Lowering Datacenter TCO through Virtualization
To dramatically lower datacenter costs and improve competitive advantage, IT organizations should start with an examination of the cost and competitive

virtualization tco  Datacenter TCO through Virtualization To dramatically lower datacenter costs and improve competitive advantage, IT organizations should start with an examination of the cost and competitive-advantage drivers in their current infrastructure. Egenera has studied several Global 1000 organizations and uncovered similarities in their cost structures.

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The Case Against Modifying Your Enterprise Software


Consider the case of two hypothetical companies—Company A and Company Z—each using an identical enterprise software package delivering identical core functionality. Company A has the same number of users, but the total cost of ownership (TCO) experienced by Company Z is about twice the TCO enjoyed by Company A. Why? We explain.

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Your Guide to OS Virtualization


Today’s information technology (IT) organizations are dealing with the consequences of exploding infrastructure complexity. At the root of the problem is uncontrolled server sprawl—servers provisioned to support a single application. Organizations that have implemented hardware virtualization have unwittingly created a new problem: operating system (OS) sprawl. IT organizations have to find ways to address this critical challenge—today.

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More Efficient Virtualization Management: Templates


Historically, IT administrators have provisioned new servers with every new application, resulting in a large number of servers with utilization rates of 10 to 15 percent or less, commonly known as server sprawl. Server sprawl is responsible for a range of costs, including infrastructure, hardware, software, and management costs. So why hasn’t hardware virtualization solved your server sprawl issues yet?

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Infor and VMware Team Up for ERP Delivery Choice


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Shifts in Payment Models for CAD Deployments


Given the recent desktop virtualization move for PTC Creo, it will be interesting to watch whether PTC will start offering subscriptions for some Creo apps (and Dassault Systèmes for SolidWorks). This is especially interesting in light of the recent move of Siemens Solid Edge to subscription licensing, and also since Autodesk is now offering its desktop and other design products on a pay-as-you-go

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Advanced Virtualization and Workload Management on Itanium 2-Based Servers


When considering any software solution, two things come to mind: flexibility and cost. With virtualization technology, multiple applications can now be hosted safely and securely on a single server, eliminating the overhead of running multiple operating systems (OS) per server. This capability can greatly reduce costs and help organizations deliver consistent service levels despite unpredictable workloads.

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HBA Virtualization Technologies for Windows OS Environments


“Virtualization” may be a mature concept—but it has by no means stopped evolving. Keen on keeping on top of every new development in virtualization solutions? Don’t get left behind! Learn about the next generation of host bus adaptor (HBA) virtualization technologies and how they can help you consolidate underused servers, support legacy applications, and ease disaster and recovery planning.

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ERP: Is High ROI with low TCO Possible?


Total cost of ownership (TCO) remains a significant factor influencing enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies and decisions. But focusing exclusively on TCO runs the risk of delaying necessary ERP projects. Companies should also consider return on investment (ROI) of such projects. Find out what the average company should expect to pay for ERP and how the business can benefit from a successful implementation.

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The Ten "How" Factors That Can Affect ERP TCO


Organizations tend to focus on the "what"—that is, the vendor or the product—when determining total cost of ownership (TCO). However, it's often the "how"—that is, deployment aspects—of enterprise resource planning (ERP) that has a greater impact on determining TCO for a given organization. This research raises 10 factors to help decision-makers better determine the TCO of their ERP investments.

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The Top Five Virtualization Mistakes


How can you get the most out of your virtualization project and avoid the common mistakes made by many businesses? By adopting a strategy that’ll allow you to be free of risk and save on your pocketbook. Don’t let your virtualization project become another implementation failure; make it a success. Sensitizing yourself to the five mistakes common to many enterprise virtualization implementations is a good place to start.

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