Scalent recently released Version 2.0 of its software designed to help corporate users virtualize the server, network and storage resources in their data centres.
Scalent’s Virtual Operating Environment (VOE) supports virtualized servers, virtual machines on a single server, network connections and storage arrays.
The software lets users change on the fly which servers are running, the software those servers are hosting, and how those servers are connected to the network and to storage devices — without having to touch their physical infrastructure, such as cables, switches and server racks. It also virtualizes all IP and storage addresses to provide the flexibility for such change.
Scalent says the software aids in business continuity, development and testing, operational efficiency, and consolidation.
“With the virtualization, we can dramatically cut our hardware investment,” says Bill