Virtualization is the word of the year, and for good reasons. And a lot of the media and companies are talking about how their product enables virtualization in some form or fashion. The problem is that if every piece of technology has some ownership in virtualization, none will own the whole picture. At the same time, other companies are building large, complex, over-engineered virtualization solutions, which add two more layers of complexity – vendor lock-in and armies of consultants.
If you have been studying this subject you’ll know that Dell has a completely different view of virtualization. It really boils down to these ideas:
Virtualization is much more than just reducing the number of servers to reduce capital expenses. It is about reducing operating expenses, so you can get IT faster, run IT better, and grow IT smarter. These are just a few examples of how we think of these things holistically rather than individually. These issues are here today and we’re solving them today.
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