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SearchCloudApplications

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

SearchServerVirtualization

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

SearchServerVirtualization

By Brien Posey Get Started Jan 08, 2016

Virtualize workloads with virtual SAN and virtual Fibre Channel

Every administrator knows that storage is the key to any successful virtual data center. The real question is what options should IT departments consider when looking for storage hardware? Continue Reading

SearchServerVirtualization

By Jim O'Reilly Get Started Jun 30, 2016

Charting the rise of container-based virtualization

A recent Docker survey indicates that containers are growing increasingly popular, in large part due to new security tools such as Docker Security Scanning. Continue Reading

SearchServerVirtualization

By Nick Martin Evaluate Jun 02, 2016

Virtualization levels have peaked, so what's next?

Now that virtualization is a mature technology, organizations should be looking to further refine their infrastructure and consider the next step. Continue Reading

SearchNetworking

By Steve Zurier Manage Jun 01, 2016

In virtualized environments, importance of hardware remains

It's tempting to get swept up in the hype around software-defined everything and cloud mania, but even in virtualized environments, networking hardware is still critical. Continue Reading

SearchServerVirtualization

By Walker Rowe Get Started May 31, 2016

Programming and the evolving role of the virtualization administrator

As programming rapidly replaces scripting in major organizations, administrators must dedicate themselves to learning to code in order to stay competitive in the job market. Continue Reading

SearchVirtualDesktop

By Eddie Lockhart Evaluate May 25, 2016

BrianMadden

By Brian Madden Jul 20, 2016

The state of desktop virtualization in 2016: How we got here

This is a video of a presentation Brian gave at a Dell/Wyse dinner in Dallas this week. Continue Reading

SearchVirtualDesktop

By Alastair Cooke Evaluate Mar 16, 2016

When to support virtual GPU technology

The debate over the usefulness of virtual graphics processing units is over. Now it's a matter of deciding whether GPU virtualization is worth the price tag and which users need that extra hardware acceleration. Continue Reading