GOING VIRTUAL - Popular Trend or Real Prospect for Enterprise Information Systems

Mariana Carroll, Paula Kotzé, Alta van der Merwe

Abstract

Organisations are faced with a number of challenges and issues in decentralised, multiple-server, physical, non-virtualized IT environments. Virtualization in recent years has had a significant impact on computing environments and has introduced benefits, including server consolidation, server and hardware utilization and reduced costs. Virtualization’s popularity has led to its growth in many IT environments. This paper provides an overview of the IT challenges in non-virtualized environments and addresses the question of whether virtualization provides the solution to these IT challenges.

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in Harvard Style

Carroll M., Kotzé P. and van der Merwe A. (2010). GOING VIRTUAL - Popular Trend or Real Prospect for Enterprise Information Systems . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-04-1, pages 214-222. DOI: 10.5220/0002899202140222


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis10,
author={Mariana Carroll and Paula Kotzé and Alta van der Merwe},
title={GOING VIRTUAL - Popular Trend or Real Prospect for Enterprise Information Systems},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={214-222},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002899202140222},
isbn={978-989-8425-04-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - GOING VIRTUAL - Popular Trend or Real Prospect for Enterprise Information Systems
SN - 978-989-8425-04-1
AU - Carroll M.
AU - Kotzé P.
AU - van der Merwe A.
PY - 2010
SP - 214
EP - 222
DO - 10.5220/0002899202140222