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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


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 Nick Martin Jan 22, 2015


By Stephen J. Bigelow Manage Sep 29, 2014

Cloud sprawl the death-knell of performance strategies

Overprovisioning cloud services is a huge issue for maintaining high performance. This sprawl needs to be scaled back to keep costs and performance in line. Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News Oct 29, 2014

Catalogic attempts to tame copy data sprawl for NetApp customers

Catalogic Software digs deeper into NetApp products with its cataloging and copy data software, but what about all the other storage out there? Continue Reading


By John Treadway Manage Jun 18, 2014

Automation + IT sprawl = Failure waiting to happen

Let automation be your guide -- as long as it doesn't lead you into a major outage and uncontrolled IT sprawl. Continue Reading


By Scott Robinson Problem Solve Aug 29, 2013

Combating SharePoint sprawl

SharePoint sprawl is a key reason why deployments go south. Combating sprawl and poor storage practices requires educating users. Continue Reading


By Ryan Lanigan Manage Apr 18, 2014

Tips and tools to control sprawl in your VM environment

Using management tools is just one way to prevent sprawl in your VM environment. It's important to be proactive with your VMs to fight sprawl. Continue Reading