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.
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.
Moving to the clouds doesn’t mean resources must be let go.
Windows on the Big Blue's hardware is almost here.
IT needs to supply the best customer experience while maintaining service-level agreements. We explain how VDI makes monitoring the end-user experience tougher and the best practices that will help you overcome these challenges.
What you need to know about moving to virtual desktops.
A new push by partners Cisco and Citrix might encourage IT organizations to take a serious look at desktop virtualization.
VMware’s Rob Juncker offers a strategy for safe and effective virtualization: strong governance and even stronger IT architecture.
Careful consideration and implementation of virtualization technologies can make protecting SharePoint Server 2010 potentially cheaper, but not always easier.
Business and IT executives aren't always on the same page when it comes to virtualization and cloud computing.
The impact and importance of virtualized storage and the cloud.
If you’re moving to private clouds, keep these considerations in mind as you plan your migration.
Architecture changes and technologies are emerging that enable IT professionals to provide solid infrastructures, eliminate downtime, and deliver applications with consistently high availability.
Realizing the potential benefits for large-scale service deployments presents difficult challenges. We discuss these opportunities and challenges and recommend solutions.
Microsoft outlined desktop virtualization tips that IT pros and developers can use to test the compatibility of their Web sites on a single PC.
Enterprises are striving to increase server virtualization this year. The maturity of server virtualization will help drive the planning of your network strategy; another is desktop virtualization.
A look at the top security, storage, and data center trends facing organizations in the New Year.
It was a busy year for IT professionals in 2010. What did network administrators learn this year, and how will these lessons affect the top enterprise trends in 2011?