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Virtualization Management is Heating Up

January 25, 2010
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Virtualization Management is Heating Up

Enterprises are urged to look at virtualization management as a separate purchasing decision from the decision to purchase and standardize upon a virtualization platform. Third party vendors are likely to be more in tune with the requirements of constituents other than virtualization administrators, and products from these third party vendors are more likely to provide…

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Resource/Availablity Monitoring & Infrastructure Performance – Trends and Issues

January 20, 2010
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Capacity Planning and Capacity Management are essential activities for any production virtualization deployment, and should be supported with appropriate tools that support the target hypervisor(s). However, the emerging need in this area is for true Infrastructure Performance Management - as these solutions give the IT Operations staff the information that they need to be able…

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Virtualizing Linux on IBM Mainframe – Now more affordable than ever!

January 19, 2010
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IBM has reduced the price of its Mainframe/Linux platform, providing an IBM price point and feature benchmark against which to compare the consolidated offerings which are starting to emerge from competing vendors, such as the Acadia group (Cisco, EMC, or VMware) and HP/Microsoft.

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Is Virtualization Solutions Delivery Fundamentally Changing?

January 15, 2010
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Is Virtualization Solutions Delivery Fundamentally Changing?

It is clear that once virtualization started delivering hard dollar CAPEX and OPEX savings to IT executives that these executives wanted this trend of “more for less” to continue. Most IT organizations are far from 100% virtualized, and there are still substantial cost savings to be gained from further virtualization. However, forward thinking vendors (like…

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Virtualization Splits Up the Performance Management Business

January 13, 2010
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Virtualization Splits Up the Performance Management Business

Virtualization has been a catalyst for significant changes in the performance management business at all layers of the IT stack (from hardware to transaction). These changes have only begun. As the more and more tier 1 applications get migrated over to a virtual infrastructure, these vendors will advance their functionality, and more vendors will jump…

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2009 – the “Long View”: Hadoop and Cloudera

January 11, 2010
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In the long term, 2009 is likely to be known as the year that a commercial framework emerged around the Open source Hadoop framework for map-reduce.

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Hyper-V: Free or Licensed the Choice is Yours

January 8, 2010
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Hyper-V: Free or Licensed the Choice is Yours

Which is better Hyper-V version deploy for production environments? For a traditional server based virtualization project, it makes financial sense to deploy Datacenter, and this is most likely the case for a hybrid deployment of Server and Desktop devices. However, for raw VDI and Open source deployments, it is obviously more fiscally prudent to utilise…

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Citrix still at forefront of Mobile Device Access for VDI

January 7, 2010
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Citrix have released an updated version 2 of their Receiver for the iPhone, but if they are to keep ahead of the competition, is delivering VDI access to the all powerful iPhone the best device to grab a CIO's attention with?

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Virtual Disk Encryption

January 6, 2010
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In the article End-to-End Virtual Machine Backup I mentioned the new VMware Workstation 7.0 feature that creates an encrypted disk but in reality it is an encrypted virtual machine, which also implies encrypting the virtual disk. This one option to VMware Workstation is something that is needed within VMware vSphere as well as the other…

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