Virtualization


Random Musings from a CTO: 2011 Trends, 2012 Predictions

A tech-industry veteran looks back over the past year and predicts the big IT trends we can look forward to in 2012.

The Elephant in the Clouds

Moving to the clouds doesn’t mean resources must be let go.

Windows on Mainframes Due December 16

Windows on the Big Blue's hardware is almost here.

Q&A: Monitoring the End-User Experience in VDI Environments

IT needs to supply the best customer experience while maintaining service-level agreements. We explain how VDI makes monitoring the end-user experience tougher and the best practices that will help you overcome these challenges.

Q&A: What You Need to Know About Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

What you need to know about moving to virtual desktops.

Cisco and Citrix Join Forces for Desktop Virtualization

A new push by partners Cisco and Citrix might encourage IT organizations to take a serious look at desktop virtualization.

6 Keys to Maximizing Your Virtualization Investment

VMware’s Rob Juncker offers a strategy for safe and effective virtualization: strong governance and even stronger IT architecture.



Ensuring SharePoint 2010 Availability with Virtualization

Careful consideration and implementation of virtualization technologies can make protecting SharePoint Server 2010 potentially cheaper, but not always easier.

IT, Executives Don't See Eye to Eye on Virtualization, Cloud Computing

Business and IT executives aren't always on the same page when it comes to virtualization and cloud computing.

The Holy Grail of Storage Efficiency, Part 3

The impact and importance of virtualized storage and the cloud.

Private Clouds: 5 Considerations for Optimizing the Dynamic Data Center

If you’re moving to private clouds, keep these considerations in mind as you plan your migration.

Using Distributed Computing to Reduce Downtime, Accelerate IT Recovery

Architecture changes and technologies are emerging that enable IT professionals to provide solid infrastructures, eliminate downtime, and deliver applications with consistently high availability.

Web Data Centers: Big QoS and TCO Opportunities Require Innovation

Realizing the potential benefits for large-scale service deployments presents difficult challenges. We discuss these opportunities and challenges and recommend solutions.

Desktop Virtualization Tips for Testing IE

Microsoft outlined desktop virtualization tips that IT pros and developers can use to test the compatibility of their Web sites on a single PC.

Virtualization 2011: Collaboration with Network Infrastructure

Enterprises are striving to increase server virtualization this year. The maturity of server virtualization will help drive the planning of your network strategy; another is desktop virtualization.

7 IT Trends to Watch in 2011 and How to Prepare for Them

A look at the top security, storage, and data center trends facing organizations in the New Year.

Network Lessons from 2010 Drive Predictions for 2011

It was a busy year for IT professionals in 2010. What did network administrators learn this year, and how will these lessons affect the top enterprise trends in 2011?

Q&A: Security in a Virtualized Environment

How are IT organizations responding to the new security challenges of administrative privileges in a virtualized environment?

Q&A: IT Automation, Virtualization, and the Cloud

Virtualization and cloud computing present a blind spot: traiditional IT management and automation tools don’t offer the necessary visibility and control. What can IT do?

3 Headline-Grabbing Trends Will Still Dominate 2011

Big data, virtualization, and IT vendor consolidation made headlines this year, but where are these trends headed in 2011?