After many years, virtualization has evolved from being an abstract concept taking form in computer research laboratories to large-scale virtualized production environments. In fact, virtualization sprawl has become a management issue due to the success of such technologies as VMware, HyperV, Xen, LPARs and xVM. The Root Group has the certifications, experience and expertise in multiple platforms and environments that can help guide you in a new deployment or optimize an existing one. We can perform structured assessments that help you understand the cost/benefits of virtualizing your servers, storage, desk tops and even your security and networks. Our knowledge in hypervisors, provisioning, SAN connectivity, thin clients, change control, capacity planning and management tools can help you realize the numerous cost and energy saving benefits of virtualization.