Category Archives: Data Center Virtualization

When Cloud Makes Sense

Learn some of the benefits of cloud computing. Today’s business climate requires companies to find new ways to reduce costs while becoming more agile and improving their competitive advantage. For more than a decade now, companies have been implementing virtualization technologies in their data centers to increase efficiency and consolidate […]

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Seven Virtualization DR Myths

As IT departments across the world move more virtualization and virtual technologies into their datacenters, they face new challenges and often confusion about best practices, particularly around server and data protection for business continuity. New disaster recovery and high availability technologies have emerged based on server virtualization, and many assert […]

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Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide–Free 34 Page Excerpt

Virtualization helps an organization reduce costs and achieve low maintenance. It is fast becoming an important skill for all administrators. Citrix’s XenServer is one of the leading virtualization solutions for enterprises and helps companies reduce costs while allowing them to integrate, automate and easily manage their datacenters. It comes with […]

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Scale Computing HC³ and ICOS v4 Theory of Operations

Simplify virtualization, storage and server management with a flexible, complete data center in a box. To better address the complexity issues associated with virtualization, Scale Computing has designed an architecture that provides midsized organizations with a highly available and scalable compute and storage platform. The HC³ with ICOS v4 architecture […]

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How to Sell Storage Virtualization to Your CIO

Learn the 5 key ways to sell storage virtualization to your company’s CIO. How do you get CIOs to jump on the storage virtualization bandwagon if they’re not on it already? Use these five compelling points to persuade them that storage virtualization is right for their organization: It’s Inevitable and […]

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Server Virtualization: Branching Out of the Data Center

Multisite organizations are reducing the number of servers in their branch offices by moving applications to the data center. Yet, they continue to place a few essential applications locally because of performance, survivability, or compliance requirements. By making use of server virtualization, these lean branch offices can increase utilization of […]

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Desktop Virtualization: A Cost-Effective First Step For Creating a Virtualized Desktop Experience Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device

Learn how CIOs and IT managers can use a virtual desktop to reduce budgets for desktop hardware, software and rising IT costs associated with managing them. A virtual desktop infrastructure solution can take advantage of cost-effective and ubiquitous broadband, cost-effective and optimized datacenter hardware, enterprise run-time with virtualization, and even […]

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A Comprehensive Framework for Securing Virtualized Data Centers

Learn how to protect your high value virtual assets with a combination of purpose-built IPS platforms, management solutions and industry-leading threat research and security filters. Does your company have a clear and definite security policy for its virtual environment?Companies realize the benefits of moving to virtualization, however, most virtualized environments […]

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Virtualization Changes Everything: Enter the vWOC

Noted author Jim Metzler reports on one of the major impacts of virtualization: the emergence of vWOCs , or virtual WAN Optimization Controllers. In the majority of data centers, VMs already exist that can be used to host a vWOC. In a branch office, a virtualized server – or even […]

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The Complexity of VMware Storage Management

Learn why IT Managers use scale-out storage solutions to make server virtualization roll-outs easier. Server virtualization adoption continues at an almost fever pace. The primary reason is it works as advertised and solves genuine problems that data centers face today. Problems like underutilization of server resources, difficulty in protecting servers […]

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The Complexity of VMware Storage Management

Learn why IT Managers use scale-out storage solutions to make server virtualization roll-outs easier. Server virtualization adoption continues at an almost fever pace. The primary reason is it works as advertised and solves genuine problems that data centers face today. Problems like underutilization of server resources, difficulty in protecting servers […]

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Three Must Haves for the Virtual Data Center

Server virtualization is only the first step towards the virtualized environment. To take full advantage of server virtualization, and create a true virtual data center, IT departments need the support of a holistic storage solution that allows fully shared resources, complete data protection and automated storage classification and migration. This […]

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Five Ways to Lower SAN Administration to Three Hours a Week

Tips for managing more storage in less time. To take full advantage of server virtualization, and create a true virtual data center, IT departments need the support of a holistic storage solution that allows fully shared resources, complete data protection and automated storage classification and migration. This demonstration will reveal:Ways […]

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Achieving Real-Time Virtualization Control with Workload Automation

This webinar will provide actionable advice on how to optimize your virtual data center and achieve real-time control, to run leaner IT while more effectively servicing real business needs. Virtualization offers many benefits, but most IT organizations are missing out by focusing too much on the virtual infrastructure, and not […]

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Benefits of a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Discover the benefits of VDI and how it can benefit your company and save you money. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), or Desktop Virtualization, gives the best of both worlds to administrators and end users by combining a familiar PC desktop experience with the centralized control and management common in data […]

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BEA WebLogic® Operations Control: Application Virtualization for Enterprise Java

Learn how to take the next step in Java virtualization: achieving flexibility through policy-based, next-generation application virtualization technology. In this free white paper, learn how to make your computing resources more flexible, responsive, and highly available—all by deploying a management framework to proactively address key Java virtualization challenges. Find out […]

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A Superior Hardware Platform for Server Virtualization: Improving Data Center Flexibility, Performance and TCO with the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series

Discover the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series, a better physical platform for virtualization, with unique hardware-assist features to enhance the virtual data center and help tame server sprawl. Server virtualization is helping IT organizations improve data center productivity in fundamental ways. To gain the full value of virtualization, you need […]

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Is Your Data Center Ready for SDN?

Critical data center considerations for software-defined networking. SDN deployment is not a matter of if but when—is your data center ready? This new eGuide reveals how to maximize the value of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). Brocade Communications Please fill the below form to download

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The IDC Market Spotlight on Network Automation and Agility

The arrival of virtualization, cloud computing, and mobility has strained data center networks–and IT staff–like never before. This Market Spotlight explains how data center network fabrics provide a foundation for automated provisioning, configuration, and management of network-based services in a new era of IT agility. Brocade Communications Please fill the […]

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