Virtualization: 10 Signs a Multi-Hypervisor Strategy Is the Best Move

 
 
By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2012-05-03
 
 
 

Early Movers

You were an early and aggressive adopter of virtual infrastructure.

Early Movers

Virtual Host Sprawl

You have more than 100 virtual hosts, and the number is growing more than 25 percent a year.

Virtual Host Sprawl

Skyrocketing OPEX

Your virtual infrastructure costs are growing faster than your budget.

Skyrocketing OPEX

Testing Overkill

You have a large virtualized test and development environment.

Testing Overkill

New Disaster Recovery Plan in the Works

You have a disaster recovery initiative on the horizon.

New Disaster Recovery Plan in the Works

Complex Service Agreements to Fulfill

You have multiple service-level agreements (SLAs) and many applications to support 24/7.

Complex Service Agreements to Fulfill

Servers Getting Elderly

You have a sizable server hardware refresh project planned.

Servers Getting Elderly

Cost Trimming

You have an IT cost-reduction initiative in process.

Cost Trimming

Licensing Re-Up Decisions to Be Made

You have VMware Enterprise License Agreement renewal in the next 12 months.

Licensing Re-Up Decisions to Be Made

Standard or Alternative?

You already have an Enterprise License Renewal with Microsoft or Red Hat for Windows or Linux.

Standard or Alternative?

Rocket Fuel