Improving server management with virtualization
- December 13, 2013
Vendors released many important products and features over the last year, but what's in store for server virtualization trends in 2014?
- 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.
- March 27, 2012
Mature virtualization strategies should now include tier-one applications. Yet, many data centers shy away from the practice.
- October 07, 2011
FlashSoft now supports automated caching for Linux workloads in virtual machines; NetEx supports Hyper-V; Red Hat launches oVirt; Veeam signs on cloud service provider partners.
- September 22, 2011
Most virtualization management tools look and feel the same these days, and IT pros are waiting to be wowed.
- June 24, 2011
Netuitive adds Hyper-V support; Syncsort offers 10 minute P2V through NetApp; Oracle releases Oracle VM for x86 version 2.2.2; HP adds VAAI support to entry-level disk array.
- June 14, 2011
VMware's latest acquisition, reportedly worth $85 million, will bolster chargeback and service-level reporting within VMware’s portfolio, the company claims.
- May 20, 2011
Segmenting data on separate physical servers isn’t the only way to ensure security these days. In many cases, virtualization does just as good a job.
- April 28, 2011
Users say large environments could benefit from a centralized means of updating ESXi hosts, but there are some network security concerns with the PXE Manager fling.
- 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.
- April 18, 2011
This is your captain speaking: Successful strategies from the airline industry can work just as well in virtual infrastructures.
- February 03, 2010
The University of Buckingham created a virtual lab for students from existing virtual infrastructure resources.
- November 03, 2009
The Virtual Compute Environment from Cisco, VMware and EMC promises easier virtualization and private clouds but IT pros aren't sold.
- October 12, 2009
IT is encountering pain points with server virtualization adoption. Learn to demonstrate ROI, whether to move to virtual desktop infrastructure and how to deal with other issues.
- July 07, 2009
For security professionals, offerings like the Altor Virtual Firewall, which integrates with VMware's VMsafe application programming interfaces, make virtualization less scary.
- July 03, 2007
Forget blade servers. Details have emerged about a new Dell server line that will feature VMware's rumored ESX Lite onboard hypervisor, for virtualization out-of-the-box.
- May 03, 2007
Virtualizing servers can spawn any number of unexpected IT management problems. In this Q&A, CiRBA CTO Andrew Hillier explains why these problems occur and how to mitigate them.
- April 23, 2007
Blade servers' old shortcomings are old news, says analyst Barb Goldworm. Today's new breed of blades are cool, cost-effective and a good fit for virtualization deployments.
- March 26, 2007
VMware exec Bogomil Balkansky reveals plans to enhance the company's already feature-rich virtualization platform in this Q&A. Performance and management capability improvements are on the way, as is support for 64 GB memory, he says.
- January 17, 2007
Blade servers aren't a good fit for large-scale virtualization projects, says VMware consultant Rod Lucero. In this article, he explains why he still recommends rackmount servers.
- October 24, 2006
In a speech in Columbus, Ohio, Dell CTO Kevin Kettler said that the future of the data center is x86 servers, dominated by four-socket servers and smaller.
- October 10, 2006
Quixtar, running out of space with its usual rackmount servers, decided to try blade servers for more power inside its data center to speed up server and application deployments.
- October 04, 2006
Virtualization technology such as VMware Workstation features may prove invaluable to your software development process.
- September 20, 2006
Execs at Dell Technology Day in New York City said that blade servers weren't a good fit for many data centers, and that traditional rackmount systems may deliver better density.
- June 09, 2006
Considering an investment in virtualization software or blade servers to manage server room sprawl? David Marshall, author of a new book on advanced server virtualization, discusses the merits of both technologies for server consolidation.
- May 25, 2006
Are blades servers the best choice for virtualization? Or are their reputed benefits really not all they're cracked up to be? This article examines these much-hyped servers in terms of their physical space requirements, form and cost.