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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 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

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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 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


By Ed Moyle Evaluate Apr 22, 2015

Private cloud sprawl: How cloud consolidation can improve security

Vast private cloud infrastructure can be detrimental to an organization. Expert Ed Moyle looks at how and when to consider cloud consolidation to reduce cloud creep. Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News Apr 01, 2015

University clusters Scale Computing HC3 boxes to eliminate sprawl

The "desktop support guy" at Auburn University learns about storage by implementing a Scale Computing HC3 cluster to eliminate storage silos. Continue Reading