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As a VMware Partner, Core IT actively embraces virtualisation with the aim to reduce our client’s hardware costs and minimise downtime. Contact Core IT in Perth to learn more about server virtualisation and our VMware Solutions.
VMware® Horizon™ Suite, the platform for workforce mobility, connects end users to their data and applications on any device without sacrificing IT security and control.
Why use Virtualisation?
Small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are adopting virtualisation for a variety of reasons. The number one reason businesses adopt virtualisation is to improve server utilisation – 72% of SMBs chose virtualisation for this reason but this is not the only benefit! 57% of businesses sought visualisation to reduce or contain their number of servers, 49% sought to improve security, 48% to improve availability and uptime, 47% to improve server and application management and 47% to improve data backup and protection.
Getting Started with Virtualisation
Companies new to or considering Core IT’s VMware partner for virtualisation should be aware of low-cost and easy solutions that will help them get started. For example, VMware offers a free hypervisor for virtualising servers called ESXi. When you are ready to step into low-cost complete solutions, the VMware vSphere Essentials editions add central management and business continuity features. You can support your business case with a financial analysis from VMware’s free online ROI calculator.
Companies in need of virtualisation should consider the following four steps to get started:
- Talk to a trusted advisor about the benefits of virtualisation and learn the best implementation practices.
- Conduct an ROI analysis using a free online tool, such as the VMware ROI calculator.
- Use free tools to get started, such as VMware ESXi, VMware Converter and VMware Go.
- Start slowly by virtualising smaller application workloads, such as file, print and web application servers, to become comfortable with virtualisation before tackling more critical line of business apps and database servers. In the end, most, if not all, of your server-based application workloads will be great candidates for virtualisation.
Contact Core IT the trusted VMware partner, to learn more about our IT solutions.