Category Archives: Server Virtualization

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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The Important Role of Storage for Success in Server Virtualization

This white paper describes the advantages of scale-out iSCSI storage in four areas–cost, high availability and disaster recovery, performance, and management–and illustrates how SANs provide better overall support for virtualized environments. Server virtualization is an ever more important tool for reducing cost, increasing availability, and enhancing business agility. But for […]

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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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Raising the Hyper-V Backup Standard

Find out how enterprises using Microsoft Hyper-V can now leverage the power of Veeam Backup & Replication to enable server virtualization to improve the standard of data protection and lower its costs. Learn more about Veeam Backup & Replication capabilities:Image based backup and replicationChanged Block Tracking (CBT) Deduplication and compressionVeeam […]

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Unified SR-IOV for Citrix XenServer ‘Project Boston’

Learn how Citrix XenServer “Project Boston” greatly increased performance with Single-Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) support. Citrix partnered with Solarflare to develop a unique unified approach to SR-IOV that delivers unprecedented cut through I/O performance while maintaining full hypervisor-based management. As a result, virtualized servers using Solarflare’s 10G Ethernet adapters can […]

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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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An Introduction to OS Virtualization and Virtuozzo

Learn how IT organizations use virtualization to face critical challenges, empowering them to grow their business and cut overhead and inefficiencies. Today’s IT organizations are dealing with the consequences of exploding IT infrastructure growth and complexity. While server virtualization has solved the problem of uncontrolled server sprawl, organizations that implemented […]

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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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VMware Best Practices with the Pillar Axiom

Learn how your organization can eliminate the performance and availability issues that can result from virtualization. VMware enables administrators to run more workloads on a single server, and it facilitates virtual machine mobility without downtime. With Application-Aware, Pillar Axiom storage system from Pillar Data Systems, storage resources can be provisioned […]

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Virtual Infrastructure Storage

Learn how a centralized storage system can satisfy all of the storage demands of a traditional computing infrastructure, as well as provide optimized features and design for today’s virtual infrastructure. The exploding popularity of VMware’s server virtualization has created a corresponding demand for shared storage. Traditional storage arrays, burdened by […]

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Top Ten Considerations for Choosing a Server Virtualization Technology

This checklist provides the main considerations and basic differences between the technologies to provide a starting point for technology evaluation. The playing field for server virtualization has become much more crowded over the last few years. Competition is always good for a market as more choices always push vendors into […]

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Templates for More Efficient Virtualization Management

Increase datacenter efficiency through the use of templates. Many IT departments have utilized server virtualization to solve server sprawl. Virtualization makes provisioning a new OS instance so easy that administrators are often required to manage hundreds of virtual environments with many copies of the operating systems and other applications that […]

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Enterprise Server Failover

Are claims of “Dead Metal to Live Data Center in 5 minutes” software valid? Learn about server repurposing with a software solution to gain speed and agility and increase performance while lowering costs. Are you responsible for ensuring the connectivity, uptime, and availability of hundreds of server systems? Are you […]

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