White paper

Guessing Is Not a Strategy: Science of Capacity Management

There is way too much guessing going on in VM capacity management today, and those guesses are not achieving the full cost savings that virtualization promises. This white paper offers step-by-step processes that will help make capacity management more of a science for your organization, enabling you to achieve high performance without sacrificing the cost savings that virtualization can deliver. 

By reading this whitepaper, VM administrators will:
  • Learn a proven six-step process for capacity management
  • Learn why capacity management gets less effective as the number of
    servers grows
  • Understand why guessing inevitably underutilizes resources through
    over-provisioning
  • Discover ways to address the common difficulties in managing
    capacity
  • Size and resize virtual machines more effectively