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The right virtual management tools can make all the difference in moving to a cloud environment. Products from major virtualization vendors and from third parties offer assistance with automation, self-service, security, monitoring, reporting, backups and more. In this chapter, we learn about the latest virtual management tools, with details on which built-in capabilities major virtualization vendors provide, how tools integrate with different environments and with each other, and licensing and cost considerations. Access >>>
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This chapter provides an overview of major virtual platforms and tools on the market with a focus on building a framework for the cloud. It explains ...
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Virtualization management challenges
Virtualization admins' top concern is no longer choosing a hypervisor -- it's choosing the right tools that will help with management, improve VM ...
VM management and capacity prediction
As hypervisor features have become more similar, the next vendor battleground will be over management software. Microsoft and VMware have similar ...
As virtual machine migrations accelerate, don't get left behind
Workload mobility is a key part of virtualization, and it should continue to get better and become a bigger part of an IT admin's everyday operations...