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By Brian Kirsch Evaluate Jan 05, 2016

Creating a plan for VM sprawl management

In this continuation of our series on VM sprawl control, Brian Kirsch offers two methods for removing resources without eliminating important data from your server. Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch Problem Solve Jan 05, 2016

How to find problem VMs and solve virtualization sprawl

With the advent of virtual infrastructure and "free" VMs, administrators are seeing a rise in VM sprawl, making environments difficult to manage. In order to combat this issue, you must first locate any and all ... Continue Reading


Manage Sep 24, 2015

Cut data center sprawl to improve IT capacity

This guide offers tips and strategies to corral all types of sprawl -- VM, server and automation -- as well as other drains to data center resources. Continue Reading


By Caroline Donnelly Dec 01, 2015

Gartner hails datacentre cost savings of halting virtual machine sprawl

Gartner claims CIOs could be missing out on datacentre cost savings by considering server virtualisation a done job Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Aug 20, 2015

How can I prevent sprawl and VM lifecycle problems?

Discovering which VMs are necessary and which are just taking up space can be difficult if you don't have a strategy in place. Continue Reading


By Chris Evans Feb 06, 2015

How to combat VM sprawl

VMs are easy to create, but when unmanaged they proliferate around your infrastructure. Here, we explain VM sprawl and how to combat it Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch Evaluate Feb 19, 2015

The 'free VM' and other myths that lead to sprawl

Despite the efficiency consolidation brings, even small VMs consume resources; and there are real financial consequences to spinning up new workloads. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Feb 10, 2015

Strategies for coping with and preventing VM sprawl

VM sprawl is a difficult problem to solve, but there are strategies administrators can use to help track down unneeded VMs and prevent further sprawl. Continue Reading


By Cliff Saran Jul 15, 2015

PricewaterhouseCoopers outlines steps to tackle the sprawl of shadow cloud

Many companies are unaware of the extent of cloud services they’re using or who is using each service, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) warns Continue Reading


By Nick Martin Evaluate Jan 22, 2015