How To Implement Virtualization In Process Manufacturing

Posted by Dasha Bushmakin on Sep 24, 2013

The benefits of virtualization apply to the IT enterprise and industrial automation including:

  • Application load-balancing.
  • Decreased energy consumption and footprint.
  • Extended lifecycles and more.
  • Hardware consolidation.
  • High availability.
  • Improved uptime.
  • Increased fault tolerance.
  • Rapid disaster recovery.

A complete virtual solution consists of software and hardware components.

Typical virtualization architectures consist of physical components including servers (hosts), storage arrays, Ethernet networks, a management PC, and desktop clients.

Considerations for Designing a Solution

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Tags: Virtualization, Implementation, Process, Manufacturing