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Research Article

Empirical Analysis of Server Consolidation and Desktop Virtualization in Cloud Computing

Table 2

Cost affected by VM density and performance composite index ratio.

CostVM density (workload counts)Performance composite index ratio

Capital expenditure
 Client HW + MS VDA
 Server HW
 Storage HW
 Networking and security HW
 Hypervisor SW + SnS
Operational expenditure
 Infrastructure admin
 Power and cooling
 Rack space and office spacs
 Services + Training
Business agility
 Planned downtime
 Unplanned downtime
 Business downtime
 Other + Tax

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