Capacity planning for virtualization News
October 30, 2012
As new virtual storage techniques and hypervisors with improved storage capabilities hit the market, reaction among admins has been mixed.
May 31, 2012
To automate or not to automate? That is the question among forward-thinking IT pros and some virtualization capacity management vendors.
June 13, 2011
Tighter integration between capacity planning and performance monitoring features is becoming a baseline expectation for virtualization management tools.
April 25, 2011
Experts say the release of VMware vCenter Operations means the race is on in the virtualization management market to deliver the most comprehensive products at the best price.
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