Optimizing Infrastructure: The Relationship Between IT Labor Costs and Best Practices for Managing Windows Servers

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To capture the practices that optimize the use of Windows Server operating environments, IDC conducted a research project to determine what successful organizations are doing to achieve above-average availability and uptime, lower operational costs, and maximize the ability of the organization to respond to changing business needs.
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    v1

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    IDC_Server_WP.pdf

    Date Published:

    4/15/2008

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    880 KB

      Windows Server 2003 and earlier Windows Server products are the most widely deployed operating systems ever sold. Most organizations using server operating systems have one or more Windows Server–based products in their infrastructure. Given the complexity of the Windows product line and the number of features and services incorporated into the various versions of this mature operating system, customers have a significant opportunity to optimize their use of Windows Server products through the adoption of best practices.

      To capture the practices that optimize the use of Windows Server operating environments, IDC conducted a research project to determine what successful organizations are doing to achieve above-average availability and uptime, lower operational costs, and maximize the ability of the organization to respond to changing business needs.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Vista, Windows XP

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