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May 11, 2018
If IT pros overprovision virtual desktops and servers, they waste money and resources. But there are other problems associated with poor resource allocation.
April 04, 2014
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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.
April 19, 2012
New Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 features will streamline virtualization tasks and make things easier on IT pros. Here are the ones you should get excited for.
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Higher solid-state drive capacity and CPU core counts are just a couple of the factors leading to the next wave of server consolidation. So, footprint plan accordingly. Continue Reading
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Many hypervisors have features that can prevent memory-related problems from escalating into devastating server crashes. Continue Reading
Flash storage represents a significant investment, but it can increase performance and may help save money in other areas. Continue Reading
Virtualization allows administrators to cut down on the number of servers needed, which helps reduce energy consumption and save money. Continue Reading