Virtualisation allows you to run multiple operating systems and applications on a smaller number of physical servers therefore reducing IT costs, boosting efficiencies and simplifying your ICT infrastructure. This solution is not just for larger enterprises and small to medium sized businesses are now realising the benefits of this technology. Once virtualised you will optimise your resources, simplify ongoing IT management, enhance flexibility and improve service availability.
Benefits of virtualisation
- Server consolidation and infrastructure optimisation: virtualisation makes it possible to achieve significantly higher resource utilisation by pooling common infrastructure resources and breaking the legacy “one application to one server” model.
- Physical infrastructure cost reduction: with virtualisation, you can reduce the number of servers and related IT hardware in the data-centre. This leads to reductions in real estate, power and cooling requirements, resulting in significantly lower costs.
- Improved operational flexibility & responsiveness: virtualisation offers a new way of managing IT infrastructure and can help IT administrators spend less time on repetitive tasks such as provisioning, configuration, monitoring and maintenance.
- Increased application availability & improved business continuity: eliminate planned downtime and recover quickly from unplanned outages with the ability to securely back up and migrate entire virtual environments with no interruption in service. Virtual machines are completely isolated from the host machine and other virtual machines. If a virtual machine crashes, all others are unaffected.
- Improved desktop manageability & security: deploy, manage and monitor secure desktop environments that end users can access locally or remotely, with or without a network connection, on almost any standard desktop, laptop or tablet PC.
Datapac has been deploying virtualisation solutions since its inception. We partner with leading technology vendors including VMware, Microsoft and Citrix to provide the best virtualisation solution to suit your business. Solutions can include server, desktop and applications virtualisation.
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