Virtualization


Four Ways IT Can Avoid Wasting Resources

As your data center embraces private clouds and advanced virtualization, do not overlook the threat of wasted resources these initiatives can introduce. These four steps can help you avoid depleting resources.

Analysis: Behind Dell's Shopping Spree

This month, Dell pulled the trigger on two significant acquisitions. What's behind Dell's acquisition moves, and why does at least one of them seem like a no-brainer?

4 Ways Virtualization is Changing the Ground Rules for Performance Management Software

Four reasons why virtualization, not cloud computing, is changing the ground rules used to design traditional performance management systems and why your enterprise needs to consider new virtualization-aware approaches to performance management.

Q&A: Private Cloud Helps Virtualized Data Center Cut Costs in Half

How a cloud solution solved performance and complexity issues and returned an impressive ROI.

Big Data Meets Virtualization

Big Data has surpassed cloud computing as the Next Big Thing in IT. We explore how big data is connected to virtualization and private clouds.

The Hybrid Data Center: The Best of Virtual and Physical Computing Worlds

As more applications and data make their way to the cloud or are impacted by virtualization, data centers must adapt. The hybrid data center environment brings together the best of all worlds: cloud, virtualization, hardware, and co-lo.

The Rise of Virtualization Coexistence

Increasingly, Hyper-V and vSphere will operate in the same data center. What does that mean for IT?



Supporting BYOD with Strong Mobile Device Management Policies

How to make mobile device management a core part of your security management strategy.

Q&A: Solving VM Management Challenges

IT has used a mish mash of tools to manage VM. It's time to find something better.

The Year Past, The Year Ahead in Virtualization

The virtualization momentum of 2011 will lead to some interesting trends in 2012, involving pricing, heterogeneity, and a company’s right to choose.

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.