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.
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
Chip densities are doubling every 24 months, but a new report says few applications can take advantage of the change.
IT is moving toward total enterprise virtualization, a strategy that proposes to transform both the practice and the purpose of virtualization.
Virtualization can create single points of failure. We show you how to protect yourself.
What technologies and best practices can make a data center greener?
When used together, server virtualization with N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), blade servers, and Fibre Channel SANs provide a mature, robust infrastructure for data centers.
It was a pretty good year, for IT spending at least.
Some manufacturers are buying so much of the advertising in magazines that articles critical of certain products never see the light of day.
We explore the challenges of capacity planning and how IT can best balance performance and risk in virtualized environments.
What's behind the move to mixing physical and virtualized desktops in an enterprise?
Proponents say “going green” can help companies save money, but a secondary benefit may be just as important: delaying data center expansion.
No specific ship date announced
The z10 BC isn't as big or brawny as its beefy sibling, but it has lots of power and is priced to move. Call it a mainframe system for the rest of us.
We examine how virtualization can benefit developers, the drawbacks of the technology when it comes to testing, and best practices developers can use to exploit the capabilities of virtualization.
Data center managers have their hands full, from compliance costs (including the threat of fines and imprisonment for Sarbanes-Oxley violations) to front-office interference.
IDC study depicts a slowing worldwide market for virtualized servers; Microsoft and interoperability may be the hot topics for 2009