5 Steps to Successful IT Consolidation and Virtualization

Provided by Riverbed

Category Virtualization

Type White Paper

Length 6

Publish Date January 01 2010

Date posted May 26 2011


The reasons to consolidate and virtualize the IT infrastructure are wide-ranging. As well as cost benefits, a successful initiative can improve data protection, simplify management and enable greater flexibility. This paper reveals a five step strategy for implementing a consolidation and virtualization project. Learn how to lay out a change and risk management strategy, develop a plan for resiliency, test and improve branch office performance and local consolidation, architect a forward-looking infrastructure and support plan, and plan a phased roll-out with this paper.

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