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.
To help you meet the challenges of virtualization, we offer five best practices that will transform enterprise IT both operationally and strategically.
Oracle's move shakes up the virtualization status quo
How did IT ever fall for the vendor's business value proposition for server virtualization?
Seventy percent of CIOs say they'll spend money on new or expanded IT initiatives this year, including information security, virtualization, and data center efficiency.
Proper planning that includes addressing security will help you reap the benefits of virtualization and satisfy those who ensure business continuity and protect corporate data.
Even if the hypervisor does its job reasonably well, if a resource misbehaves, the consequences for the virtual server environment could be huge.
Why the solution to I/O sprawl is I/O virtualization.
When you look closer, the spin around VMware benefits starts to wobble quickly when you do the math.
Unix, the quintessential enterprise workhorse, still has a lot going for it.
Sun says its Nehalem product line is “significantly differentiated” from other Xeon 550-based systems in a very crowded market.
Despite the novelty of virtualization (along with its unforeseen applications), tried-and-true axioms and sage wisdom of the past -- albeit with new twists -- can guide best practices while treading uncovered ground.