Server hardware and virtualization
- February 17, 2016
The latest hyper-converged appliance from VMware and VCE is built around VMware software integration, while Nutanix gives users a way to easily move applications off VMware's hypervisor.
- June 16, 2015
Virtualization has spurred new levels of IT productivity, but as innovation begins to stall, some companies find bare-metal deployments better fit their performance needs.
- June 16, 2015
The combination of bare-metal servers and containers is giving traditional server virtualization a run for its money.
- April 03, 2015
VMware users are showing interest in EVO:RAIL, but competitive offerings and more complex decision making slows the purchasing process down.
- July 31, 2012
New data center technology that disrupts the status quo can be unsettling. But embracing change makes yourself more marketable and can improve efficiency.
- June 12, 2012
IT silos are relics from days of managing physical infrastructures. Smart IT shops will tear down these barriers to improve data center efficiency.
- May 30, 2012
Over time, certain IT trends emerge. And if you look closely, you’ll find that major advances in software usually follow hardware innovation.
- January 30, 2012
When it comes to virtualization hardware, converged infrastructure like NetApp FlexPod and VCE Vblock is taking the place of yesterday’s vertically scaled systems.
- October 12, 2011
Hypervisors are more technically capable than ever of taking on new workloads, but logistical issues like legacy apps, budget and time constraints still stand in the way of server consolidation.
- February 17, 2011
Does the reality of converged infrastructure products, such as the Vblock and FlexPod, live up to the hype? Our columnist shares his hands-on experiences.
- December 06, 2010
How do you go from zero to 90% virtualized with 200 VMs in about six months? Plan ahead, according to one state agency, and start with disaster recovery.
- September 24, 2010
Oracle pre-installs Oracle VM Server on Sparc; and other news in brief.
- September 10, 2010
For virtualization professionals, HP's new MicroServer may be the ideal low-cost hardware for home labs. But will the entry-level server entice its target: small businesses?
- August 19, 2010
Server virtualization, blades and converged infrastructure can improve data center efficiency by reducing cabling and management demands.
- July 20, 2010
Industry observers once predicted that more virtual-server eggs in one basket would spur adoption of fault-tolerant servers. But the trend has been more commodity hardware under server virtualization, not less.