Hardware consolidation and virtualization is implemented in most organizations to reduce operational costs, and Xen plays an important role in virtualizing multiple servers on a high-capacity physical server. Virtualized servers provide the same services as a physical server and their operation is very transparent to the end user. You must configure the iFolder service on a virtual server for deployment in virtualized environments.
Figure 10-1 Multi-Server Using Xen
The following sections describe using Xen to deploy iFolder as a virtual service.