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The Secret Weapon in the Fight Against Sprawl
EBOOK: In this 3-part guide, learn about the ongoing battle against virtual machine sprawl and measures that can be taken when you've found an abandoned VM in your system. Access now to also learn about available automation tools that can be used to streamline virtualization duties and address VM provisioning and deprovisioning.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Mar 2016


Take a Load Off, Admin
EBOOK: In this guide, find out specific goals and key processes to address before implementing an automated server virtualization platform. Access now to learn about the benefits of automation in 3 main areas: compliance, provisioning and configuration.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 23 Jun 2015


Is cloud bursting the best solution for compute capacity overload?
EBOOK: Before implementing the hybrid cloud model, consider cloud compatibility and whether your business' apps will function across private and public clouds.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017


Optimizing Virtualization Performance, Chap 3
EBOOK: Optimizing virtualization performance requires a strategy for sizing machines, easing bottlenecks, and benchmarking effectiveness.Chapter meta summary: Planning ahead with server benchmarking and utilizing documentation tools will go a long way to figuring out what went wrong when a server or data center crashes.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 17 Aug 2016


Getting Familiar With Virtual Volumes
EBOOK: In a virtualized environment, legacy storage can slow down your business. With flexible and efficient storage, as well as increased granularity, VMware Virtual Volumes may prove helpful.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 09 Aug 2016


Where Containers Fit in an IT Infrastructure
EBOOK: In the battle between container virtualization and hypervisors, the battle doesn't matter. Hypervisors and virtualization containers can complement each other. The real battle is balancing the strengths of one against the weaknesses of the other. Access this e-guide to learn how.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016


How to Find and Fix Storage I/O Bottlenecks
EBOOK: An I/O bottleneck can diminish virtualization performance. In many cases, the problem will be found in the storage system.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 Jun 2016


Should You Let Software Define Your Data Center?
EBOOK: In this exclusive handbook, IT expert Dan Kusnetzky cuts into the hype surrounding the software-defined data center, and suggests ways IT decision makers can evaluate whether the SDDC is the right path forward.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016


Proper Provisioning Gives VMs Peak Power
EBOOK: IT admins often forget to account for virtual machine provisioning of resources, and the risk of overprovisioning. Understanding VM provisioning can make your business more efficient and potentially result in savings. This handbook takes a deeper look at why overprovisioning happens and how to diagnose it properly. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 09 May 2016


What to Know: Licensing in a Virtualized World
EBOOK: With more businesses shifting to a virtualized environment, understanding VM licensing, Oracle virtualization licensing and VMware licensing cost is a must for admins.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016


Getting Your Cloud Ambitions Off the Ground
EBOOK: To create an effective hybrid IT environment, an organization will need to smartly blend virtualization and cloud computing technologies. This handbook explores strategies for incorporating virtualization in cloud computing initiatives.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016


Optimizing Virtualization Performance
EBOOK: Optimizing virtualization performance requires a strategy for sizing machines, easing bottlenecks, and benchmarking effectiveness.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016


A Convergence of Pros and Cons
EBOOK: Simplicity and pre-configured components are key attributes of a hyper-converged product. But is HCI right for your business? This handbook explores the advantages and disadvantages of hyper-converged infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016


Flash: It's More Than Speed
EBOOK: In this expert-eguide, discover the true cost of all-flash arrays, and how when managed properly, they can help you make handling large workloads a breeze. Read on to discover how flash-enhanced virtual architecture can accommodate more VM's per physical host, reduce latency, and more.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 08 Jan 2016


Virtualization Without The Hypervisor
EBOOK: Sensing a threat to their virtualization supremacy, VMware and Microsoft are formulating container strategies that they hope will fend off challenges from cloud-era upstarts.
Posted: 16 Dec 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2015


Virtualization and Storage: No Longer Mutually Exclusive
EBOOK: This handbook examines the emergence of virtualization-aware storage and its promised improvements to virtualized data centers. You will also find a discussion of the features you encounter and deployment methods, as well as outline use cases and benefits that should be evaluated along the way.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2015


The Prescriptive Nature of Converged Infrastructure
EBOOK: This expert resource outlines the types of building blocks that are available for constructing a powerful, new-age data center infrastructure. Read on to learn about reference architectures, converged infrastructures, and hyper-converged infrastructures, as well as how and when to use each type.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015


The Prescriptive Nature of Converged Infrastructure
EBOOK: Access this expert e-book chapter to discover the types of building blocks available for virtualization infrastructures – including reference architectures, converged infrastructures, and hyper-converged infrastructures. Find out when to use each type and the benefits of each type.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015


Prepping a Data Center for Hybrid Cloud
EBOOK: In this exclusive e-book, IT expert Dan Kusnetzky outlines the most critical considerations for planning a hybrid cloud computing project – from the costs, to the service options, to the inevitable skepticism that awaits a cloud initiative.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2015


Keeping Up With Flash
EBOOK: This expert guide is a clear and helpful resource providing all the information you need to know about flash storage.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015


Storage Redefined
EBOOK: Software-defined storage joins the virtualization discussion, and it could play a key role in future-proofing an infrastructure.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


VIRTUALIZATION REACHES BEYOND THE HYPERVISOR
EBOOK: A data center's effectiveness can be bolstered with tools that properly assist in virtualization management and capacity planning.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015


Delivering on Virtualization's Promise
EBOOK: This three-part guide provides expert guidance on virtualization strategies, along with tactical advice on making sure your virtualized environment is working at an optimum level.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015


A Virtual-First Strategy for Applications
EBOOK: This handbook examine the key benefits and important of virtualizing key applications. Access now to learn about the obstacles an IT team might expect to encounter from implementation and management perspectives.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 02 Mar 2015


Purchasing Servers in a Virtualized World
EBOOK: Consult the following expert e-guide to learn how to select the right virtualization system for your business.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015