SearchDataCenter White Paper: Selecting a Server for Virtualization



Selecting a new server is always a crucial call, but virtualization adds some wrinkles. Selection criteria should emphasize hardware attributes that demand serious consideration in a virtual environment.
So, you’re thinking about getting into virtualization. Good choice because, let’s be honest, who isn’t these days?
Although making the jump to a virtual environment might be an easy decision, finding the right hardware on which to run that environment is much more complicated. Putting together the specs for any new server is always a crucial call.With literally dozens of options on the market today, picking the right one for your needs takes plenty of planning and research.
Virtualization itself adds some wrinkles to this purchase decision. Running many virtual workloads on top of a single physical host requires a host that is powerful and at the same time meets your budget.

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