IT chiefs are increasingly deploying blades in strategic roles. In addition, blades -- more than any other server kit -- have emerged as hotbeds of virtualization.
The optimal solution for most companies looking to lower the operating expenses associated with an e-mail environment through virtualization is to deploy a hybrid approach.
Virtualization is so radically different from physical computing that entirely new approaches to storage are required. So why aren’t vendors keeping up?
Jon Toor, vice president of marketing at Xsigo Systems, explains how to save money by virtualizing your physical NICs and HBAs in servers and using a Xsigo Systems Director to broker and manage I/O from physical and virtual servers.
In 2010, vendor marketing campaigns will ramp up with the usual hype.
Harried by legal, regulatory, or competitive concerns, organizations are increasingly paying much more attention to their desktop backup strategies.
Desktop virtualization brings the computing power from the local workstation back to the data center, changing the entire computing paradigm.
What should IT focus on this year? Some key issues from 2009 remain, but several new areas will need IT's attention.
Security will continue to be a hot-button issue this year. Here’s how to protect your business-critical information.
From the Sun/Oracle acquisition to radical changes in the server market, it's been a topsy-turvy year in IT. We take a look at the highlights.
Cloud computing has changed as high-speed connectivity has improved and virtualization adoption has grown. We explore the current state of the technology and where it's headed.
The virtualization environment requires new control policies, processes, and standards, and as these come into place they will require new audit process and procedures.
Why segmentation is important and how policies can be set and enforced in a virtualized data center.
Big Iron shops have two options to run their Windows applications on System z: emulation via z/Vos or full-blown porting via Mono.
Virtualization promises to maximize hardware use and lower some IT costs, but is IT ready for the complexity and challenges the technology introduces into the data center?
A guide for transferring user personalities from physical to virtual desktop environments
IBM’s POWER7 product and services blitz aims to deliver investment protection for customers and keep System p revenue flowing prior to POWER7’s debut.
Storage-centric approach provides better performance, higher availability, and lower cost than switch or server options.
Cloud model is an inevitable consequence of pervasive virtualization -- call it applied virtualization with a business-centric focus.
Server virtualization is not just for large businesses anymore.