Sun Provides Windows Server Coonsolidation Through Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 and Hyper-V Virtualization
Sun's Hyper-V virtualization solutions are designed to solve specific IT challenges: data center space, power, cooling, security, utilization, and service levels. They can bring new economies to your servers, storage, and desktops. Sun x64 and Sun Blade 6000 Modular servers are optimized for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 and virtualization with Hyper-V. Microsoft, Sun and Emulex are helping organizations create extremely reliable, high-performing, flexible, and energy-efficient data centers.
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 enable customers to amplify server virtualization benefits with hardware solutions that offer superior scalability and are designed to provide the reliability, high-speed, enhanced memory, and flexibility that virtual environments demand. By running virtual I/O machines with Hyper-V virtualization technology on Sun Servers that feature lower-power memory, and low-voltage processors, data centers can significantly reduce power and cooling requirements and realize improved total cost of ownership.
- Proven Experience/Capabilities: Sun, Emulex and Microsoft combine broad virtualization expertise with delivering virtualization products and services to create high-performing data centers.
- Sun Professional Services offers IT Managers a full suite of services for creating and implementing a server consolidation strategy
- Reliable, Flexible Hardware Optimized for Virtualization: Deep integration between Microsoft and Sun offerings supports optimal configurations for virtual environments, including redundant power and I/O connections, high-density servers for fast I/O, and up to a terabyte of memory in four nodes.
- Designed for Energy Efficiency: Running virtual machines on green platforms, Sun servers help maximize energy efficiency.