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server provisioning

Setting up a server for use in the network. It may refer to installing the operating system and other system software, as well as making adjustments in the software control panels, or it may refer to assigning an already-configured server to a particular customer. See provision.
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Caption: Figure 7: Server status change according to the lifecycle model and server provisioning process.
The server provisioning approach is based on a hybrid of control theory and machine learning approach.
First, let's examine the server provisioning costs associated with email archiving.
Rapid server provisioning reduces the time required to provision the server from hours or days down to minutes, and provides wizard-driven templates.--VMware
Taking into account the time needed to specify an exact hardware configuration, process purchase requisitions and orders, order hardware, lead times and the time to receive/build/test the hardware, server provisioning times of two weeks are not unusual.
First, it is developing a matrix architecture, based on service provisioning rather than server provisioning. That will "ensure IT is providing complete services not boxes with bits built on afterwards," says Bower.
This new combination of V-Switch and netBoot/i also brings companies an extremely affordable way to implement server provisioning strategies that can lower operating costs through centralized data consolidation and enable rapid deployment and assignment of blade servers.
Automated server provisioning eliminates error-prone manual recovery techniques.