Are You Over Provisioning Your Virtual Infrastructure?
Right-Sizing VMware Environments with Machine Learning
According to leading analysts, today’s virtual data centers are as much as 80 percent overprovisioned – an issue that is wasting tens of thousands of dollars annually. The risks of overprovisioning virtual environments are urgent and immediate. IT managers face a variety of challenges related to correctly provisioning a virtual infrastructure. They need to stay within budget while avoiding downtime, delivering high performance for end-user productivity, ensuring high availability and meeting a variety of other service requirements. IT often deals with their fear of application performance issues by simply throwing hardware at the problem and avoiding any possibility of under provisioning. However, this strategy is driving costly over spending and draining precious IT time. And even worse, when it comes time to compare the economics of on-premises hosting vs cloud, the costs of on-premises infrastructures are greatly inflated when the resources aren’t efficiently being used. This can lead to poor decision when making decisions to move to the cloud.
With all of these risks in play, how do IT teams know when their VMware environment is optimized?
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