Virtualization is a proven software technology that is rapidly transforming the IT landscape and fundamentally changing how computing is done. Virtualization breaks traditional boundaries and allows a physical server to safely and reliably run multiple “virtual machines” at the same time, each with its own operating system and application – pooling system resources that can be dynamically managed with a high level of flexibility, availability, and reliability.

 

Is Virtualization right for your company?

  • Are you able to successfully manage IT with a reduced IT budget?
  • Do you have time and budget for strategic projects or are you just “Keeping the lights on”?
  • Are you able to adapt quickly to business changes?
  • Can you provide services to your customers on demand?
  • Are you comfortable that you can secure your data in a global environment

Visit our Virtualization Products and Services tabs for more information.

 

Benefits:

  • Increase utilization rates from 5-15% to up to 80+%
  • Achieve server consolidation ratios of 10:1 and greater
  • Reduce power and cooling costs and associated carbon emissions by 80%
  • Simplified centralized management and improve server to administrator ratio by > 50%
  • Contain server sprawl and defer/reduce datacenter expansion costs
  • Reduce the cost and complexity of availability and disaster recovery while speeding up recovery

Our Aktion Associates Technology Professionals are experienced with the Industry leading Virtualization Products:

 

VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3 and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, VMware

Citrix XenServer, XenDesktop and XenApp

Microsoft Windows 2008 Server HyperV

 

All of the solutions bring our customers virtualization options that are right for specific needs and environments and include the management tools to monitor and manage these virtualized environments with automation and ease of use.

While many companies introduce virtualization within their organizations, very few have actually experienced an impact in the TCO and ROI in their datacenters. As a matter of fact, some argue that it is adding to their TCO as they do not see the reduction in costs that virtualization is designed to offer. However, Aktion’s virtualization services are designed to assure full deployment of the solutions that are right for your environment and business needs. How is this accomplished? We assess your environment, use the right know-how and help you make the most of your investment.

Virtualization Impact Assessments (VIA)

Are you a candidate for Virtualization? Our VIA assessment examines a customers’ IT environment and creates a recommended scenario for virtualization and consolidation. Utilizing sophisticated data collection tools, we will establish a baseline inventory of your existing environment; collect and compare actual utilization and peak workloads; then use these comparisons to formulate recommended virtualization scenarios that include TCO and ROI business cases. More than one scenario is usually included in the comprehensive presentation provided at the conclusion of the assessment.

Virtualization Technology Consulting

Our technicians are certified in several virtualization technologies and providers. The technology that is right for your environment may depend on you current infrastructure or applications. We are your trusted advisor in recommending, designing, installing and supporting a Virtualization product that best supports your existing and future needs.

Virtualization Installations and Support

To make the most of your investment in a virtualization strategy, you should be purchasing and implementing the solutions that make the most sense for your environment. Virtualization is not only aimed at physical costs reduction. There are products and solutions for backup and disaster recovery, high availability, and load balancing for peak performance. All of these solutions come at a price and understanding the impact they have on your environment will help you deploy the solutions that fit your needs.

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