Virtualization
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Challenges of Using Virtual Machines As Cloud Storage

Perhaps the most obvious advantage of VM-based solutions is that multiple VM tenants can execute code on the same physical hardware.

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Becoming the Virtualization Admin of Tomorrow

Today’s virtualization specialists who want to be successful must pursue every opportunity to better understand all parts of the infrastructure stack and how they are impacted by the growing hybrid IT strategy.

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The Future of the Virtualization Administrator

How to remain relevant and successful in an industry when that elusive “it” factor is increasingly migrating away from things like virtualization and more toward the cloud and as-a-service offerings.

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Windows Server Updates and Hyper-V: A Good Start, but for Most, More is Needed

The greatest asset for this new generation of Windows Servers – guarding print servers against server hardware failures — is the most unlikely cause of failure and the least of your worries.

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Migrating to Windows 10: Just Drag and Drop with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

By implementing virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions, IT can simplify deployment, reduce the strain in client support and provide access to analytics and intelligence about usage.

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Don’t Prolong the Inevitable: Considerations for Migrating to Windows 10

We need to stop prolonging the inevitable and take steps toward migrating towards Windows 10.

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The New Business of IT Infrastructure

by Steve McDonald These days, software, websites and mobile devices are driving business plans. That’s a big shift from days of old when IT was a background service supporting internal productivity. Business leaders are starting to talk about infrastructure in terms of how it supports revenue streams. On-demand cloud models are helping business leaders be more agile and respond to marketplace trends when the time is right. That’s exciting, but […]

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Five Tips to Reduce Software Licensing Costs in Virtual and Cloud Infrastructure

by Andrew Hillier It’s no surprise that virtualization has changed the IT playing field, adding value to just about every aspect of operations. But extracting this value typically requires careful management of the virtual environments in order to ensure that the new found agility and density is kept under control. In the early days this wasn’t always possible, and people spoke of the “unrealized benefits” of virtualization. But as the […]

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IT Can Wait On The Future

by Dirk Paessler IT departments and technology vendors have two very distinct viewpoints. IT is laser-focused on “right now,” working diligently to assure business processes and providing services to end users. Technology vendors are in the futures business, constantly selling IT (or, as is often the case, investors) on how to solve “next generation” problems. The disconnect between the two is that in many cases, rank-and-file IT employees do not […]

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