This acquisition will give Novell customers the ability to cross both physical and virtual infrastructure boundaries to dynamically deliver the services their users need. This extends Novell's leadership in enabling the next generation data center. PlateSpin offers extensive solutions for the management of workloads, which encapsulates data, applications and operating systems residing on a physical or virtual host. This improves the speed and quality of server consolidation, data center relocation and disaster recovery.
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