By: battala

March 17, 2010 11:28 am


Server Consolidation and Data Center Consolidation

Server consolidation is a key element of cutting IT costs. Novell products make it easy to assess your data center for consolidation and optimization. This not only helps your IT organization to reduce costs but also improves the efficiency of the usage of the resources, improves service levels and helps in better information organization. Rajesh Battala explains how his organization uses Novell for server and data center consolidation.

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By: kimlorusso

March 8, 2010 8:30 am


Case Study Article with EFiS: Consolidation Makes Cents Implementing an IBM System z10 Enterprise Linux Server EFiS EDI Finance Service AG

Always on the leading edge of technology, EFiS was one of the first organizations to use Linux for mission-critical applications in 2004. At the time, the company converted its COBOL-based banking application to run on Linux on System z, as well as IBM AIX*, HP-UNIX* and Sun Solaris. More recently, EFiS migrated more of its application base to Linux. In 2009, for example, it migrated many AIX, HP and Sun application instances to an IBM System z9* Business Class running Linux. This allowed EFiS to streamline its IT environment through consolidation and take further advantage of the power of Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) running on System z solutions. Read the full case study here.

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By: battala

June 3, 2009 6:47 pm


How to add Virtual Hard Disks and get them to work inside the Guest Operating System

Rajesh Battala explains how to add additional virtual hard disks and get them to work inside the Guest OS in a VMware virtual environment.

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By: coolguys

July 25, 2008 11:55 am


Success Story: Georgetown McDonough School of Business

Learn how Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business used Novell Open Enterprise Server running SUSE Linux Enterprise to consolidate servers by 90 percent and cut implementation time for new applications by 50 percent!

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