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By Keith Townsend Get Started Apr 04, 2016

A smart organization's guide to VM sprawl management

VM sprawl plagues the virtualized environments of many organizations. The key to overcoming it is incorporating automation and orchestration in your sprawl management plan. Continue Reading


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 Garry Kranz News May 04, 2016

EMC World 2016: With eCDM, vendor addresses copy sprawl

With rollouts at EMC World 2016, Enterprise Copy Data Management and ViPR 3.0 extend EMC's software-defined storage push into copy sprawl and heterogeneous storage support. 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


Evaluate Mar 04, 2016

To prevent VM sprawl, put data first and tools second

The creation of too many VMs and the continued existence of unused VMs plague modern IT infrastructure. This three-part guide looks at the ongoing battle against virtual machine sprawl, with a focus on strategies ... Continue Reading


By Dave Raffo News May 23, 2016

Pivot3 vSTAC hyper-convergence helps NJ sheriff arrest data sprawl

Bergen County, N.J., Sheriff's Office deployed Pivot3 vSTAC hyper-converged appliances to store petabytes of data from thousands of video surveillance cameras. Continue Reading

Manage the Infrastructure

Sponsored Mar 18, 2015

Fight Data Center Sprawl: Here's How

Due to the expense of running multiple data centers, data center consolidation is the No. 1 initiative for IT pros in 2015. Learn tips for cutting operations as much as 40 percent. 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 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 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