Servers Virtualization Category


Goodwill Embraces the Benefits of Virtualization

The prominent social service organization relies on virtualization to take IT performance and disaster recovery to a higher level. Read More >

Why CIOs Are Adopting Virtual Desktops

CIOs and other executives are increasingly turning to virtual desktop deployment primarily to enhance mobility initiatives, according to a recent survey from Evolve IP. The "2015 Evolve IP State... Read More >

The Benefits of Software-Defined Technology

Organizations can gain flexibility through these latest storage, networking and data center initiatives that utilize software-defined technology. Read More >

BARBRI Raises the Bar on Web Performance

A leading provider of educational services for law students turns to load balancing to address critical Web performance challenges. Read More >

Eight Top Challenges of Virtualization Management

Virtualization now accounts for one-half of all server workloads—and it should reach more than 85 percent by 2016, according to Gartner. The benefits are many: Virtualization can reduce server incidents by 27 percent, system downtime by 26 percent and app-to-market time by 22 percent, according to research from VMware. It allows IT to better respond to customer and stakeholder requests,... Read More >

Big Data Demands Big Changes in Storage

As big data takes shape and organizations accumulate larger volumes of data, many CIOs are reexamining storage strategies and technologies. Read More >

Useful Virtualization Stats, Trends and Practices

We live in an "Everything as a Service" universe. That's because CIOs and other tech leaders are transitioning all forms of tech resources and support—from hardware to software to storage to platforms—to a virtualized environment. As a technology, virtualization is nothing new. The term dates back to the mid-1960s, when IBM developed the early incarnations of what would become the... Read More >

Inside IT With CenturyLink CIO Bill Bradley

A CenturyLink veteran, Bill Bradley talks about cultural challenges in the workplace, the advantages of cloud computing, and the importance of reacting positively to change. Read More >

Data Protection Without Hardware Investments

Thanks to Virtual Appliance, The Aldridge Company can protect data locally and replicate it to the cloud without the need to purchase any on-site hardware. Read More >

The Race for the Software-Defined Enterprise

When it comes to defining the next generation of enterprise IT, it's a contest between VMware, Microsoft and a broad alliance of vendors supporting the OpenStack framework. Read More >

How Virtualization Drives Peak IT Performance

While CIOs want to devote more of IT's time to business-driving strategies and less on day-to-day fixes, they're faced with an uphill struggle: Six of 10 tech professionals say they spend too much time is tracking and compiling IT expenses as opposed to performing IT analysis, according to a recent survey from Logicalis US. The majority... Read More >

Virtualization: Misunderstood and Underappreciated

There's a knowledge gap in the enterprise about virtualization and its impact on companies, according to a new survey of more than 1,200 employees by Cisco partner firms. The... Read More >

VSE Corp. Gains Much-Needed Operational Visibility

With its new IT operations analytics solution, VSE Corporation can quickly investigate data-related incidents and verify information for audit purposes. Read More >

Are Virtualization Plans a Recipe for Disaster?

Given perceived benefits such as lower costs and increased automation, the majority of CIOs and other IT decision-makers would like to move major applications to a virtualized environment—if they aren't there already. However, an alarming number of organizations remain lax about proactive disaster-recovery planning and testing, according to Read More >

Toyota Financial Services Seeks IT Agility

Seeking speed and agility, Toyota Financial Services moves its private cloud platform to a software-defined data center architecture. Read More >

Makeover Makes Revlon IT More Attractive

Sometimes the biggest challenge with IT isn’t amassing a lot of capacity. It’s finding a way to most effectively wield it. Read More >

Getting Real With Virtualization

As virtualization becomes more complex and more important for your business, it’s important to remember some of the basic principles for its success. Read More >

Hybrid Cloud Computing Faces Multiple Challenges

Many IT groups will need to upgrade their infrastructure before they can realize the true advantages of dynamic hybrid cloud computing environments. Read More >

Virtualization, Mobile Computing Make Data Centers More Complex: Symantec

Businesses are looking to implement information governance strategies as they deal with increased data center complexity, Symantec found. Read More >

Cisco Beefs Up IPS, Firewalls to Better Protect Data Centers

Cisco Systems is rolling out new firewall and intrusion-prevention products as well as security software upgrades to protect virtualized and cloud-based data centers. Read More >

VMware Launches vCloud Suite, Cloud Ops Forum

VMworld 2012 host unveils new bundle for virtual data centers and a new community for cloud provider partners. Read More >

Crisis Virus Infects Windows, Macs and Virtual Machines

The malicious Java executable, which hasn t been observed in the wild, spreads not only among Windows machines, but includes code to infect Macs and VMware virtual machines. Read More >

HP Launches New Cloud, Virtualization Network Solutions for Enterprises

HP s new EVI software makes moving data and virtual machines between data centers easier and faster, while its MDC improves the security of data in multitenant clouds. Read More >

Microsoft Adds HIPAA Compliance Features to Azure for Cloud Health Data

Microsoft announced that the Windows Azure cloud platform allows customers to meet HIPAA regulations on business associate agreements. Read More >

Ensuring Resources for Mission Critical Workloads

Application workloads can thrive in cloud environments, but smart companies don’t trust mission-critical programs to systems that may or may not be delivering optimal resources. Business IT needs detailed resource-usage information and advanced, policy-based provisioning tools to ensure mission-critical workloads run at suitable performance levels in virtualized environments. This... Read More >

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