This session will show you:

  • Express the value of a virtualized environment
  • Discuss the benefits of a Server Virtualization Assessment 
  • Position and deliver a consulting project that evaluates a customer’s existing environment, providing recommendations and consolidation scenarios based on best practices
  • How to grow services revenue through the successful execution of a Server Virtualization Assessment
  • Leverage existing tools and templates

Furthermore, you will be able to access the [Server Virtualization Assessment Kit], which includes: 

  • Assessment Process Overview, which guides through the entire assessment process – from initiating the project up to project close-down.
  • Assessment Kick-off Presentation Template that can be leveraged for project kick-off meetings.
  • Assessment Report Template for creation of the Server Virtualization Assessment report providing an executive summary and documenting gathered data.
  • Assessment Report Presentation Template that can be used for presenting the Server Virtualization Assessment findings and the recommended next steps during the final meeting.
  • How to Guide for PlateSpin PowerRecon 3 provides an overview how to use this tool for the data collection process as part of the Server Virtualization Assessment.
  • Sample Report file for PlateSpin PowerRecon Snapshots that contains five customized reports to generate the necessary charts and images used in the Assessment Report Template. 

The Server Virtualization Assessment Kit is only the beginning of a tools series that are helpful for your project work. We plan to extend these tools based on your recommendations and feedback.

Looking forward to see you all at Summit 2008!

Tarkan Koçoglu

Architect
Worldwide Consulting Solutions
Citrix Systems, Inc.
851 West Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 USA
Email: tarkan.kocoglu@citrix.com