Jasmine McTigue, Jun 27, 2012
Automation isn't easy, but without it, you'll never get self-service or self-healing, or realize full cost benefits.
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Jasmine McTigue, Jun 12, 2012
Next up for private cloud initiatives: automation. Is your organization ready to take that plunge? We’ll explore the fundamentals of preparing, deploying, testing—and eventually letting automation systems run without human intervention in production environments. We’ll also examine integration and performance-optimization issues involved with promising new automation technologies.
Jasmine McTigue, Jun 5, 2012
IT must efficiently and securely deliver all the applications employees need, no matter where they are or what devices they’re equipped with. Nearly 500 IT pros weighed in on how they get this done. For 66%, the browser is the preferred architecture, but the biggest surprise was the popularity of application virtualization, which is in widespread use by 35% of respondents.
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Jasmine McTigue, Mar 7, 2012
These systems can provide invaluable insight--vital if a private cloud is in your future.
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Jasmine McTigue, Mar 1, 2012
While a technology that warns of problems before they arise may sound too good to be true, predictive systems have been in use for years by financial, retail, healthcare and other sectors. Now it's IT's turn.
Jasmine McTigue, Dec 29, 2011
IT can't--and shouldn't--maintain absolute control over highly virtualized infrastructures. Instituting a smart role-based control strategy to decentralize management can empower business units to prioritize their own data assets while freeing IT to focus on the next big project.
Jasmine McTigue, Nov 30, 2011
Five ways to streamline your virtual environment.
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Jasmine McTigue, Nov 8, 2011
Getting to a next-generation virtualized data center will be difficult with today’s technology and standards.
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Jasmine McTigue, Nov 3, 2011
We offer five steps to help you develop a more enlightened approach to managing a highly available virtualized environment.
Jasmine McTigue, Oct 3, 2011
The launch of VMware's latest flagship hypervisor raised more questions than answers. While VMware continues to redefine the virtualization game, rivals -- mainly Microsoft and Citrix but also Oracle, Red Hat and even Ubuntu—are vying for market share. And enterprise IT is obliging. But will this platform heterogeneity hamper our quest for pervasive virtualization?
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