What you are going to do in this project is pretend that you are
the system administrator for an organization that is attempting
to determine if virtualization of its computing infrastructure
would be beneficial to the organization from a financial
• As the system administrator you are in charge of conducting the
cost/benefit analysis for the proposed virtualization project.
• This will include creating financial spreadsheets using a 5 year
projection and writing a brief report summarizing your findings.
• The next few pages describe the current infrastructure of the
organization and the proposed virtualization project. Let’s call
the organization the ITCorp.