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By Nick Martin News Aug 30, 2016


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 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


By Eamon McCarthy Earls News Jul 29, 2016

Verizon launches virtualized services for enterprises

ICYMI: Verizon launches VNF service to enterprises; Ethernet organizations plan 2.5, 5 GbE plugfest for fall and Riverbed beefs up SteelCentral. Continue Reading


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


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


By Robert Sheldon Get Started Aug 26, 2016

How to support Microsoft's Skype for Business tool on virtual desktops

Skype for Business is finally viable for VDI shops. Find out why unified communications apps are tough to support on virtual desktops and how Microsoft fixed the issues. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate Aug 23, 2016

What to know about XenServer virtualization management tool

XenServer Virtualization is a management tool for Citrix environments. The main features of this tool allow IT managers to better oversee their infrastructures. Continue Reading