Scotland's Digital Future: Scottish Public Sector Data Centre Virtualisation Guidance

Guidance and principles on virtualisation. Explains how virtualisation fits with wider strategic principles of moving to cloud computing. Explains what virtualisation is, how it works, types of virtualisation and the benefits. Includes case studies in

Who is the guidance aimed at?

In line with the approach of and commitments in "Scotland's Digital Future: Delivery of Public Services", this guidance has been developed with and for the Scottish public sector and their partners to maximise the benefits of an aggregated approach to delivery. The sectors in scope are:

  • Central Government including Police and Fire
  • Local Authorities
  • Health
  • Further and Higher Education

The guidance will also be available to the third sector and in particular is appropriate where they are supporting the direct delivery of public services.


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