Windows Server Consolidation Strategies

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About Windows Server Consolidation Strategies

What is server consolidation? The consolidation of Windows servers is used as a solution to server sprawl, meaning the total number of Windows servers or Windows server locations is reduced (or consolidated). The server sprawl problem began when IT professionals started to find that too many under-utilized servers in an environment were taking up large amounts of storage space and energy. On this topic page, IT administrators can learn how to put those problems behind them, with server consolidation advice from top Windows experts. Check out our Admin's Guide to Server Consolidation to find the tips and technologies needed to help you reclaim server room real estate, spend less time managing Windows servers and improve application availability.