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VMware helps ATL teachers save electricity bill

Silicon reporting...

The ATL previously had 23 to 24 servers with some using only 50 per cent of their capacity but sitting around consuming power for the whole of the time, according to King.

The virtualisation software lets the ATL run different applications on the same server - sometimes based on different operating systems - meaning fewer servers are used.

The VMware software the association is using also allows old hardware to be reused and has allowed the ATL to become hardware-independent.


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