Such words as "virtualization", "cloud", "virtual environment" ets. have become very popular over the last several years. Virtualization is a really great solution. You may find it important to learn more about what server virtualization can do for you. There are numerous advantages of virtualization and each can give you particular benefits:
- Two, three, four or more virtual servers on one physical server. The ability to create multiple virtual servers (VPS - Virtual Private Server) on one physical server (node) which allows to substitute one physical server with multiple virtual servers, each with its own full-fledged operating system. Virtual servers are running as one dedicated server, each VPS can be rebooted separately from the others and has root access, users with their own IP addresses, memory, processes, files, applications, system libraries and configuration files. The interface of each of these servers, as well as the features it possesses, are similar to the interface and features of a separate server.
- Efficient utilization of resources in order to meet diverse challenges. Based on a common hardware, virtual servers can more efficiently utilize the resources of a physical server. It's not money-wise to buy or rent a physical server to use only 5-10% of its resources. You need to make maximal use of it without any extra costs. Virtualization is the right way to do it.
Needless to say that the cost of electricity and the price (rent) of space in the provider's rack / cabinet for several VPS are equal to expenses on one physical server. It is often cheaper to license commercial software, as some programs are licensed by the number of physical devices (processors, servers) so you can save a good deal of money.
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- Versatility and flexibility. Virtual environment is not dependent on hardware architecture and operating systems. It can be easily applied to any data center.
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In order to make our customers feel confident that their requests for technical support will be resolved in timely and completely manner, we have implemented a Service Level Agreement (SLA) which covers all standard support packs. There is no any standard package for Virtualization (it requires a very tailored approach), so we can develop a special SLA covered plan for you.
«Where to start virtualization?»
The first thing is your desire to pursue this goal. If you feel like it - welcome to our company. This can be a good starting point. REMSYS supports dozens of VPS nodes. We have already virtualized a fair number of servers and we work with all the hottest virtualization technologies - Xen (Linux Xen), OpenVZ and VMWare. Our services involve the full support of virtualization, which means consulting, installation, upgrades, system maintenance and support (including custom templates) of hardware nodes, as well as VPS running Virtuozzo/OpenVZ.
How much does virtualization cost?
It all depends on what you want, but in any case it costs less than the benefits you can get. If you just need to virtualize a physical server, it will cost you $29.00 an hour. As usual, time is billed in 15 minute increments. You may probably want us to install more OS's on virtual machines and move the data from the old server to new VPS. You may also want us to manage your VPS (prices available here).
Want to learn more about virtualization and how to implement it?
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