Imagine you are a senior systems administrator who has been tasked with
considering whether or not to implement server virtualization into your
organization’s computing operations of multiple sites with a server count of
more than 400.
Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:
Specify the most significant advantages and disadvantages that could be
realized by the organization in adopting a server virtualization
Prepare a plan for implementing Hyper-V (or an alternate solution, such as
VMware) as a solution for your organization. Provide a rationale for the plan
Determine the strategy you would use to explain the concepts of server
virtualization to senior management so that they understand the concepts and can
form an opinion on the solution. Provide a rationale for using your chosen
Based on your plan for implementation and the specifics of the organization
of which you are aware, determine whether or not you should move forward with
the implementation of a virtual infrastructure. Justify your response.
Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia
and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment
Demonstrate the ability to prepare, install, configure, maintain, and update
a computer system for use as a server.
Describe and configure secure systems, networks, and computing
Analyze the creation, configuration, and maintenance of virtual servers,
storage, and networks.
Develop a server migration plan to address and solve a proposed business
Demonstrate the ability to configure and deploy Active Directory, DNS, and
Use technology and information resources to research issues in server
Write clearly and concisely about server administration topics using proper
writing mechanics and technical style conventions.