Recently I've been working on a project involving some P2V work. Don't be too surprised – some companies may be 80, 90 or even 100% virtualised already but there are plenty out there that either haven't started yet or aren't that far down the road of getting their server estate into a Virtual Infrastructure. Particularly when it comes to virtualising production servers, the big question that comes up when it comes to arranging downtime for applications / servers and raising change requests is: “How long is it going to take?” The flippant part of me always wants to reply…

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