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1 Save Time, Money, and Energy by Virtualizing Your Environment Mica Lyman and Shawn Harpe Oklahoma State University Copyright Mica Lyman, Shawn Harpe This work is the intellectual property of the author. Permission is granted for this material to be shared for non-commercial, educational purposes, provided that this copyright statement appears on the reproduced materials and notice is given that the copying is by permission of the author. To disseminate otherwise or to republish requires written permission from the author.

2 Picture of our Datacenter

3 IT departments are experiencing an increased demand for IT services in a shorter amount of time while operating with limited or decreased financial and human resources

4 Main Problems we faced Overcrowding Cooling Shortage of Network Ports

5 Crowded cabling Electrical costs Prices of new servers Test/Development

6 Topics we will cover Review of Infrastructure Methods that saved us time Ways we cut costs How we saved energy

7 How we began this virtualization project…

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11 Saving Time

12 A new server requires time to: Rack Hookup Build the Server

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14 (4x250servers = A Lot of Time)

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17 Save Money Shortage of money IT is being asked to do more with less

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21 Saving Energy Heat/Power Total Amps Used

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26 Kilowatt hours 2850 = 370/year 2950 = 215/year

27 Conclusion Successes Pain Points

28 Successes Less Time spent bringing up new services Support through one vendor

29 Less physical Servers Virtual Center VMware converter

30 Pain Points Documentation Size of Hardware Access Rights

31 Lack of Training Over Utilization of Hardware Processor Family VMware licensing

32 Questions

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