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Virtualization Breathes New Power into Your Network & IT Infrastructure

Sea Change will work with you to understand the needs and goals of your business, helping you make an intelligent decision that leverages the potential of virtualization.

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Virtualization services lets you create simulated environments or dedicated resources from a single, physical hardware system. It will enable you to use a physical machine’s full potential by distributing its capabilities among many users or environments.

Sea Change’s virtualization solutions allow clients to maximize hardware resources and increase flexibility. Using either Microsoft or VMWare’s Hyper-V technology, a single hardware program can support many server environments. As a result, this alliance can reduce capital costs as well as increase business continuity.

Sea Change will work with you to understand the needs and goals of your business, helping you make an intelligent decision that leverages the potential of virtualization.

Types of virtualization services

There are many types of virtualization that many businesses and individuals already use (perhaps without even knowing it). These include desktop virtualization (which offloads the processing for display on a tablet or smartphone to a virtual desktop), server virtualization (which allows several VMs to run on the same hardware) & application virtualization (wherein an application is hosted remotely and delivered to users on their personal devices).

Virtualization services for your businesses allow you to divide the mail server into two unique ones that can handle independent tasks so the legacy apps can be migrated. Simply, it is the very same hardware; you are just utilizing it more efficiently.

There are 5 types of virtualization services that Sea Change offers: desktop virtualization, data virtualization, operating system virtualization, server virtualization & network functions virtualization.

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Benefits of Virtualization

  • Lowers the total cost of ownership – Virtualization services make your current hardware more efficient & allow you to use legacy equipment. Additionally, fewer servers & related IT hardware mean reducing the physical space needed to house your equipment. Virtual server union requires no extra cooling or electricity at your location.
  • Increases the availability of hardware & applications – Enhances the business connection by securely backing up & moving entire virtual environments without interruption in service. Eliminate planned downtime & recover immediately from unexpected issues.
  • Increased efficiency – Deploy, manage, test & monitor secure desktop environments that users can access locally or remotely, with or without a web network connection, on almost any standard laptop, desktop, or tablet PC. IT Managers & Administrators can accomplish more duties as there are fewer servers to manage.

 

Sea Change offers support to businesses & clients transitioning to the virtual environment. Preparation includes securing sensitive data, upgrading or modifying hardware to accommodate servers to host applications in VMs & predicting & monitoring usage demands to optimize the speed & performance of shared applications.

Sea Change Systems’ Virtualization Consulting Services

Sea Change Systems provides possible consulting services for companies looking to increase productivity while reducing IT infrastructure costs.

Sea Change Systems’ Virtualization Consulting Services deliver end-to-end solutions with its expertise on market-leading platforms. With proven excellence, we can help organizations switch over to a virtualized IT environment & meet the demand for more efficient IT operations.

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With the increased sophistication of IT computing has come increased risk of exposure of personal data. Sea Change protects against internet probes and hackers. Sea Change reduces the threat of data breaches and minimizes damage from existing incidents.

Frequently Asked Questions

Virtualization in IT is the process of creating a “virtual” version of an operating system (OS), a server, network resources, or a storage device.

It’s a technology that empowers you to create beneficial IT services using resources that are connected to the hardware. It lets you use a physical machine’s complete capacity by sharing its capabilities among multiple users or environments.

Virtualization can increase IT flexibility, agility, and scalability while creating notable cost savings. Improved production, greater workload versatility, allocation of resources, and automated operations are some of the advantages of virtualization.

Many business owners still see virtualization as new technology, but it is becoming more common for them to implement it in their businesses. Virtualization has many advantages: cost savings, ease of access for users, and scalability.

Some businesses even use virtualization services without understanding how to use them to their full extent. It takes proper research, planning & cooperation between the network and server virtualization teams to execute these services in ways that are beneficial to your business.

Virtualization divides the physical server sources & the physical disk is split into sections that use diverse virtual servers. Computing resources are employed as the main server resource pool, which can then be distributed between virtual machines.

Except for the distribution of computing sources, each virtual server operates as a single machine; the difficulties correlated with operating software on one server do not influence other virtual machines on the same physical server.

Physical migration is the process of migrating physical systems, machines, or processes to a virtual environment.

While virtual migration is moving a virtual system or machine from one hardware environment to another.

It depends on the specific virtualization solution.

Almost all virtual devices work with Unix, Windows, and Linux operating systems.

So far, virtualization is controlled by VMware, which controls 55 percent of virtual servers. Next is IBM who owns 9.8% of the market. Microsoft follows in line but it might soon overtake the market because of the growing popularity of Hyper-V.

Amongst some other market holders, it must be noted SWsoft and Xen, respectively, with 6 & 3% of the IT market.

Although businesses achieve tremendous advantages by implementing Sea Change Systems’ virtualization services in a single section of their business, they get much more by using it across each tier of their IT infrastructure.

For instance, when server virtualization is used with network and storage virtualization, servers get the ability to boot in a separate data center for disaster-recovery goals.

Certainly, network virtualization technology can benefit WANs. It can help allocate WAN bandwidth, enhance network speed and simplify WAN management. Operating a virtualized WAN is more manageable because you can cluster network media and make them look like a single device. Plus, the network seems to have dedicated contiguous channels, enabling admins to follow a VLAN from server to LAN to WAN to the end-user for troubleshooting & capacity planning.
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