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Server Virtualization

While server consolidation and the associated cost savings is a key benefit of virtualization, it's the not the only driver. Find guidance and best practices to realize the full value of virtualized environments.

Editor’s Note: Increasing Your Odds with Virtualization

The move from physical to virtual has become a sure bet for IT organizations, and with more payoff to come, it’s time to make sure your infrastructure is aligned for maximum value.

TechNet Magazine: Top 10 Virtualization Best Practices

As virtualization continues to mature as a technology, so too are best practices for its application. If your virtual infrastructure is falling short, take a run down this checklist.

Podcast: The IT Investigators discuss virtualization best practices with Edwin Yuen

Free eBook:Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions -- From the Desktop to the Datacenter

Learn about the benefits of the latest virtualization technologies and how to plan, implement, and manage virtual infrastructure solutions based on these technologies.

Server Virtualization Playbook--Real Stories Guide (PDF download)

This document provides accounts of real Server Virtualization engagements by Microsoft Consulting Services architects and includes engagement scenarios, delivery approaches, problems encountered, solutions, and outcomes.

Enterprise Strategy Group Lab Reports: Microsoft Hyper-V R2 --Scalable, Native Server Virtualization for the Enterprise

This report documents hands-on testing of Microsoft server virtualization technology with a focus on the enhanced flexibility, availability, and performance of Microsoft Hyper-V R2.

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Application Virtualization

Running applications in virtual environments enables you to make applications available to your users' computers with having the install the applications directly on those computers. Find guidance, best practices and tools to realize the benefits of application virtualization.

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