Enterprise Virtualization Implementation Proposal.

Enterprise Virtualization Implementation Proposal Recently, Oza Corporation, a local Denver based mobile phone service provider, announced plans to expand its business operations on a national basis within the United States. The Oza data center is based in Denver, Colorado and currently houses the following physical hardware: Six web servers Five database servers 15 file servers Seven application servers Gigabit Ethernet network Several network routers and switches Telephony equipment There are currently 25 employees working in the Oza IT Department. These employees comprise database administrators, systems administrators, help desk support engineers, software developers, and managers. The IT Department’s yearly operational cost is $3.5 million. The Chief Information Officer of Oza Corporation is concerned that the building space in the existing data center is inadequate to support additional server hardware required for the proposed business expansion and thus, she asks you to provide a recommendation for addressing the data center limitation. Your proposal should include the following criteria and the reasoning behind your choices: A description of the importance of virtualization A description of the architecture of a popular hypervisor Recommendations for a virtual machine solution Recommendations for virtual machine configurations Recommendations for the best approach to deploy applications in a virtual environment Proposal for a design layout of the data center infrastructure environment through the use of server virtualization Deliverable: Your paper should be 8-10 pages in length; include at least two scholarly references in addition to the course textbook. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find these references. References must be formatted in accordance with CSU-Global’s APA requirements.