Over the last 10 years United Business Solutions has completed over 2,500 physical to virtual machine migrations, ranging from Windows, Linux and other legacy PC Server and desktop operating systems.

Our professional service team created one of the first major corporate reference sites in Australia using IBM servers and storage. Some 6 years later this has been upgraded, demonstrating the extended investment time frame possible with a well-engineered “Best Practice” server virtualisation service project.

The starting point, we believe is capacity planning. This will outline how much of your current resources, servers, storage, networking, memory are actually required to deliver business outcomes across your complete business cycle, and to guide options for a replacement investment.

Key technical planning issues include storage, networking, backup and disaster recovery.

Virtualisation solutions for workplace or large scale servers is now a minimum standard when planning any server or storage refresh. Storage virtualisation services are the foundation on which all this capability depends. Fibre Channel and iSCSI storage arrays are the hub around which servers and networking rotates to deliver end user experiences. Desktop IT virtualisation is the next major tough point for the virtualisation road map.

The benefits of IT virtualisation solutions are substantial, extending the life of each desktop for up to 10 years. A Windows 10 upgrade from Windows XP or 7, 8 becomes as simple as a few key strokes, reversing this is as simple as doing the initial deployment.

For large scale virtualisation services and desktop deployments with VMware, United Business Solutions recommends using a virtual SAN that supports Solid State Disks, to deliver the high IOPS rate required to services users as they log on and demand a PC like experience.

Ask us something