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By Brian Kirsch ,Stephen J. Bigelow Get Started Sep 25, 2015

Coupling virtualization and storage

The growing strain on storage systems has led IT to look for ways to help maximize efficiency and mitigate waste. It is possible to move away from traditional siloed LUNs and address storage volumes in terms of VMs... Continue Reading


By Nick Martin News Sep 01, 2015


By Alex Barrett Sep 01, 2015

VMware containers piggyback on virtualization

VMware's container strategy includes technologies tied to virtualization, but some, including Photon Platform, have yet to see the light of day. Continue Reading


By Mak King Manage Aug 31, 2015

How to handle a virtual attack

Make sure your comprehensive security design also includes an incident policy to help react to an online security breach. Continue Reading


By Jason Buffington Problem Solve Sep 24, 2015

Backing up virtual machines doesn't have to hurt

Backing up virtual servers was a serious challenge for a number of years. Even today, many shops use traditional, agent-based backup to protect virtual servers. But it's a classic example of something working well ... Continue Reading


By Esther Shein Get Started Sep 24, 2015

Spinning up a hosted virtual desktop business

The hosted virtual desktop market has matured in recent years, leading to growing interest for the cloud-based technology among small and medium-sized businesses and channel partners alike. Research projects strong... Continue Reading


By Brian Kirsch Get Started Jul 13, 2015

What's the difference between SDS and storage virtualization?

With more technologies available to abstract the storage layer, do you know the difference between storage virtualization and software-defined storage? Continue Reading


News Jul 06, 2015

Managing storage for virtual servers

It's easy to understand why server virtualization has become so popular among IT admins. Virtual servers are flexible, mobile and can be deployed or decommissioned rapidly. However, managing storage for virtual ... Continue Reading


By Eric Slack Jul 06, 2015

Manage storage for virtual environments

Storage management in virtual environments can be tough, but dynamic resource management and storage, network and application integration can help. Continue Reading


By Nick Martin News Sep 01, 2015