Reducing IT costs with server virtualization
- February 26, 2015
Virtualization creates the foundation of a software-defined data center, an arrangement by which all elements of an IT infrastructure are delivered as a service. This requires the virtualization of networks, storage and servers, a configuration ...
- February 26, 2015
With the rise of the software-defined data center and new hardware options that take advantage of virtualization, we're seeing another transformation in the way hardware is purchased.
- March 28, 2012
DH2i’s server application virtualization software lowers SQL Server 2012 license requirements by stacking many instances on a single Windows server.
- June 15, 2011
Free virtualization hypervisors can be tempting, but they often lack features, such as live migration and high availability, that really unlock the technology’s power.
- May 18, 2011
Now that Microsoft Hyper-V sports Dynamic Memory and Live Migration, cost comparison with VMware’s ESX has gotten even more compelling.
- April 18, 2011
This is your captain speaking: Successful strategies from the airline industry can work just as well in virtual infrastructures.
- April 07, 2011
Think of Dell vStart as a much smaller version of VCE's Vblock. These pre-configured bundles come complete with servers, storage, networking and virtualization software.
- June 16, 2009
Citrix Systems hopes to gain server virtualization market share with XenServer 5.5, free virtualization software that offers Active Directory integration and support for several operating systems.
- June 12, 2009
VMware customers with Enterprise licenses will be caught between paying extra for vSphere 4 or downgrading to the less feature-rich Advanced edition.
- April 30, 2009
To adopt electronic health records prescribed by the federal stimulus package, physicians are now using virtualization and cloud computing technologies.
- April 16, 2009
Crossbeam Systems says enhancements to its virtual security appliance will allow users to consolidate up to 50 physical devices onto one blade server chassis.
- February 13, 2007
Virtualization users say that the combination of VMotion plus VMware HA has rendered failover clustering obsolete, but clustering vendors beg to differ.
- December 11, 2006
LiveCDs provide a quick and easy way to get started with Linux. If you're not already familiar with them, LiveCD distributions (such as Knoppix) are nifty CDs that can run Linux from the CD-ROM drive without installing anything. It's as simple as ...
- November 27, 2006
Find out why IT groups that shunned thin clients are now eyeing desktop virtualization. HP execs describe its cost, upgrade ease and manageability.
- November 14, 2006
In this interview, Diane Greene, VMware co-founder and president, talks about how virtualization could break the stranglehold Microsoft has on the computing industry.
- October 26, 2006
Pacific Gas and Electric has a new incentive program that will reward customers with cash for every kilowatt-hour they save thanks to virtualization.
- October 19, 2006
Recent market data proves what we already knew: the virtualization market is on fire, and sales of VMware are fanning the flames.
- 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 05, 2006
You can now buy a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 license that will allow you to run an unlimited number of virtualized guests for free.
- 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.