Virtualization’s great promise may be compromised if virtual machines can't be easily recovered.
Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, explores a model that, if fully realized, would be light years ahead of what your favorite hardware vendors call "smart storage" today.
What gets in the way of managing and controlling your virtual environment effectively, and what best practices can you use to avoid VM stall?
Microsoft used the occasion of the open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.
How to ensure security is part of the cloud adoption strategy.
Where virtualization is headed, and what problems (and solutions) lie ahead for IT.
More proactive capacity planning can get IT closer to a fully virtualized data center.
The VMWare-Novell pact looks like a coup for both companies.
Leading provider of application delivery networking devices announces integration with Microsoft System Center
When it comes to securing the increasingly virtualized systems of the 21st century, IT seems to be stuck in 20th-century mode.
Uncooperative application owners, low confidence in virtualization management tools cited for slow growth
No one seems to know just how pervasive virtualization is, but everybody seems to agree that at some point -- perhaps very soon – it' will be ubiquitous.
How to improve laptop management and the benefits of hosted virtual desktops.
IT chiefs are increasingly deploying blades in strategic roles. In addition, blades -- more than any other server kit -- have emerged as hotbeds of virtualization.
The optimal solution for most companies looking to lower the operating expenses associated with an e-mail environment through virtualization is to deploy a hybrid approach.
Virtualization is so radically different from physical computing that entirely new approaches to storage are required. So why aren’t vendors keeping up?
Jon Toor, vice president of marketing at Xsigo Systems, explains how to save money by virtualizing your physical NICs and HBAs in servers and using a Xsigo Systems Director to broker and manage I/O from physical and virtual servers.
In 2010, vendor marketing campaigns will ramp up with the usual hype.
Harried by legal, regulatory, or competitive concerns, organizations are increasingly paying much more attention to their desktop backup strategies.
Desktop virtualization brings the computing power from the local workstation back to the data center, changing the entire computing paradigm.