Indiana University virtualizes with System Center, PowerShell, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

Since April, my team has been evaluating the beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM) as part of the SCVMM Technology Adoption Program, and in the past six months, we’ve made great strides in virtualizing our IT Infrastructure on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V clusters and managing that infrastructure with System Center and PowerShell.    […]

Since April, my team has been evaluating the beta of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM) as part of the SCVMM Technology Adoption Program, and in the past six months, we’ve made great strides in virtualizing our IT Infrastructure on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V clusters and managing that infrastructure with System Center and PowerShell.   

We’ve now virtualized over 75% of our workloads on Hyper-V, and by year’s end, we’ll be at 90%.  As it stands, we have two 5-node Hyper-V clusters handling the majority of our workloads, along with a special-purpose 2-node cluster and a couple maintenance hosts.  We manage all of these virtual machines and hosts through one interface: SCVMM 2008, reports Janssen Jones, and I’m the Associate Director of Auxiliary IT Infrastructure at Indiana University.