Existing hardware can be utilised to run multiple Virtual Machines

Virtualisation is the act of configuring existing hardware into multiple virtual (not actual) machines. The main purpose for this is conservation: in consolidating and utilising hardware to do the job of multiple machines valuable resources are saved, including physical space, the expensive hardware itself and the power it consumes, which can be significant in the case of servers and their cooling systems.

Most computers and servers are operating far below their capacities and the excess memory and processing power can be used to run the software of other appliances such as firewalls and load balancers without having to buy a separate piece of hardware.

Appliances which can be run in a Virtual Environment:

If you have any further questions about Virtualisation and how it can benefit your business, contact us today to speak with one of our experienced engineers.

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Meet our Engineers - Mike Walker

Mike WalkerMike Walker had been a Systems Engineer since 2004 and has been with Metropolitan Networks Ltd. since 2012. He is proficient in virtualisation, storage subsystems: NAS and SAN, server hardware and software, help desk systems using the ITIL framework, monitoring systems, scripting, automation, backup and disaster recovery.

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