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By Sonia Lelii News Sep 27, 2016

Virtual Instruments teaches VirtualWisdom NAS expertise

Virtual Instruments taps into expertise gained through the Load DynamiX merger to teach its VirtualWisdom analytics products to monitor NAS, along with Fibre Channel SAN arrays. Continue Reading


By Antony Adshead Sep 21, 2016

Virtual Instruments extends VirtualWisdom to NAS testing

Storage performance monitoring and analysis provider extends capability to NAS testing for the first time as customer use of file access for virtualisation brings storage issues Continue Reading

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Compute Nodes for Virtual Desktops

Virtual desktops are a very different workload from virtual servers, which should come as no surprise to anyone who has designed or deployed a virtual desktop environment. There is also a lot of variation among ... Continue Reading


By Nick Martin News Aug 30, 2016


By Jim O'Reilly Get Started Oct 20, 2016

Evolution of the virtual GPU as a mainstream platform

Virtual GPUs are becoming crucial to hybrid cloud planning. With companies like AMD, NVIDIA and Intel throwing their hats in the ring, expect improvements to the technology. Continue Reading


By Joel Shore Manage Jul 20, 2016

Virtualized applications perform better with virtualized storage

As we cram more virtualized machines and apps into a single physical server, prioritizing their access to storage resources is crucial to ensuring each performs up to expectations. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate Sep 01, 2016

Turbonomic virtualization monitoring: A closer look

Turbonomic -- formally known as VMTurbo Operations Manager -- is a multi-platform virtualization monitoring tool that supports Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware, Red Hat Linux and Citrix. Continue Reading


By Nick Martin News Aug 30, 2016


By Andrew Froehlich Evaluate Aug 25, 2016

Laying the foundation for a virtualized network infrastructure

SDN, NFV and VNF: Don't get bogged down with these hot-topic terms. In part one of this series, IT expert Andrew Froehlich discusses how and whether you should implement virtualized functions in your enterprise. Continue Reading


By Stephen J. Bigelow Evaluate Jun 10, 2016

What should define a virtualization security policy?

Once thought to be a security risk, virtualization is now a trusted technology. However, poor security practices can still leave you vulnerable. Continue Reading