Slavin, Al
September 2009
Best's Review;Sep2009, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p46
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Columbus-Ohio-based Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.'s project for data center upgrade, in which the company serves as an example of how insurance carriers are using virtualization to control costs within existing server space. It stresses the ability of virtualization, which involves masking a hardware and the operating system, to replicate a server's imprint. Benefits of virtualization include energy-cost savings and increases information technology (IT) system speed.


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