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.
Virtualization has provided economic benefits, but there are more benefits to be had.
Major upgrade expands VMware support, Open Storage integration, and Active Directory support
How can IT determine what should be virtualized, then know when the right mix has been achieved?
In a tough economic climate, IT organizations will look to virtualization to reduce TCO, slash their energy costs, and keep up with competitors
According to Gartner, cloud computing still has some maturing to do
IT is moving toward total enterprise virtualization, a strategy that proposes to transform both the practice and the purpose of virtualization.