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Why Choose vSphere?

Much has been said and written about the total cost of ownership (TCO) and return on investment (ROI) for virtualization projects involving VMware virtualization solutions. Rather than rehashing that material here, I'll instead focus, briefly, on why an organization should choose VMware vSphere as their virtualization platform.

ONLINE TCO CALCULATOR

VMware offers a web-based TCO calculator that helps you calculate the TCO and ROI for a virtualization project using VMware virtualization solutions. This calculator is available online at www.vmware.com/go/calculator.

You've already read about the various features that VMware vSphere offers. To help you understand how these features can benefit your organization, I'll apply them to the fictional XYZ Corporation. I'll walk through several different scenarios and look at how vSphere helps in these scenarios:


  

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