Virtualization.. We get it.. We got involved in VMWare I believe in 1998 (it was during the beta phase). The product looked perfect, we wanted to use it.. we had dozens of test virtualized servers... and...
We were told: You can't use our product for servers, servers won't work virtualized.
Yes, VMWare, the company that virtualizes servers today.. They told us we couldn't use our licenses (we only had a few) after spending hundreds, maybe close to a thousand hours completing our proof of concept and having dozens of customers ready to roll out on our new "secret" platform.
Fast forward a decade to today.. The world finally understands virtualization DOES work.
We prefer Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 and Microsoft Hyper-V. We run a sizable repository of Virtual Serve 2005 FAQs on our resource site - http://www.VirtualServerFAQ.com - If you run these products in house I suggest you bookmark that page. We need to add HyperV content but before it's release we couldn't.
We have OVER 2 YEARS experience with HYPER-V and it's concepts.
How if it's new? 3 letters, NDA.
We also have some other virtualization technologies in our labs that we feel are better, but they aren't ready yet.
So what can we virtualize for you today?
||Platform Notes: |
||Windows 2008 Server Web/Std/Enterprise*|
||Windows 2008 Server Web/Std/Enterprise* |
|| Small Business Server w/ 5 CALs|
* You provide a license key, or rent monthly for a very low cost.
We can support a "virtualized lab" for your organization with any number of virtual machines and any configuration. If several you may want to consider:
Co-Managed Hyper-V Deployments:
||4x150gb (300gb usable, RAID1)
||Hyper-V on Quad Core Server|
||2 Terrabyte iSCSI Storage
||Optional: Extra Storage|
The Co-Managed Hyper-V server would be exclusively yours, we assist you as little or as much as you would like with managing the server - the entire server resources are dedicated to your needs.
Internet Connections are billed if usage is over 0.25 megabit SUSTAINED (measured using industry standard 95 percentile billing). Rates are < $100/megabit (depending on volume). Very few virtual machines are paying for bandwidth, you probably don't need to worry about this.