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Virtualization: State of the Union


IT Administrators are continually challenged by increased costs, poor performance and management burdens. Virtualization and cloud computing go along way to alleviate these problems, but there is a lot to learn with these new technologies.  

Watch this videocast and begin to:

  • Learn about the pros and cons of virtualizing 100% of your infrastructure.
  • Understand the differences between virtualization and cloud computing and the tools required to run a highly virtualized data center.
  • Find out what’s going on with desktop virtualization today
  • Explore the consideration around migrating to the cloud and products and technologies involved in getting there.  


Mike Laverick Author/Blogger/Instructor

Mike Laverick is a professional instructor with 15 years experience in technologies such as Novell, Windows and Citrix, and he has been involved with the VMware community since 2003. Laverick is a VMware forum moderator and member of the London VMware User Group Steering Committee. In addition to teaching, Laverick is the founder of the virtualisation website and blog RTFM Education, where he publishes free guides and utilities aimed at VMware ESX/VirtualCenter users. In 2009, Laverick received the VMware vExpert award and helped found the Irish and Scottish user groups. Laverick has had books published on VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3, VMware vSphere4 and VMware Site Recovery Manager.

Isilon Systems
17 Sep 2010

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