Cost Savings with Microsoft Virtualization

 

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/feb09/02-09VirtualizationSavingsPR.mspx

REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 9, 2009 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that some business customers around the world have saved on average $470,000 (U.S.) per year through IT projects using Microsoft virtualization software. Microsoft’s business customers have been able to use virtualization to help reduce operations and capital expenses via reduced electrical power consumption and cooling within datacenters, reduced hardware acquisition costs, automation of desktop and server management, and centralized application deployment.