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Microsoft Virtualization by Robert M Keefer, Jason Boomer, James Sabovik, Thomas Olzak

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Appendix B

Case studies

CHAPTER OUTLINE

The case of the unexpected upgrade

The case of migrating a legacy hardware platform to App-V or Hyper-V

The case of supporting a large application in a widespread organization

The case of managing a growing Data Center

The case of limited capacity

THE CASE OF THE UNEXPECTED UPGRADE

Unprepared, Inc. has 300 manufacturing locations scattered across the United States. Their business is making widgets that they then distribute regionally from each plant. Each plant runs 24 × 7 and employs around 70 people (none of which are IT personnel). Supporting those workers are 20 computers deployed at each location and shared across three shifts. The primary application in use in the field is Widget Builder Pro v1.0 ...

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