Virtualization matured in 2012; in 2013, virtualization will finally replace physical as the primary environment within the data center.
From Live Migration to server core switching, we examine the key virtualization features of Windows Server 2012.
We examine the benefits of I/O virtualization and offer best practices to achieve high-performance I/O.
Changes in the security model or discontinued libraries may prevent existing applications from running on newer versions of Windows. We explain how your organization can overcome these compatibility challenges.
VDI deployments offer benefits beyond simply managing the software installed base and lowering operations costs.
The market has shown that desktop virtualization needed to be simplified. With the evolution of new VDI-in-a-Box solutions, it will be.
For most organizations, choosing between Big Blue's two hybrid computing visions is simple, but what about shops that need both? That's where it gets tricky.
Intelligent desktop virtualization can complement or upgrade your VDI implementation to save you money and aggravation, and it doesn't require a rip-and-replace project.
Demand for mainframes dropped off late last year -- and was down in the first three months of 2012, too. Is it time for Big Iron boosters to start worrying? No -- it's all good.
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.
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.
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?
How a cloud solution solved performance and complexity issues and returned an impressive ROI.
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.
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.
How to make mobile device management a core part of your security management strategy.
Increasingly, Hyper-V and vSphere will operate in the same data center. What does that mean for IT?
IT has used a mish mash of tools to manage VM. It's time to find something better.
The virtualization momentum of 2011 will lead to some interesting trends in 2012, involving pricing, heterogeneity, and a company’s right to choose.
A tech-industry veteran looks back over the past year and predicts the big IT trends we can look forward to in 2012.