Now is the time to realize all of the benefits of virtualizing your test and development lab. This chapter highlights some of the benefits of consolidating your test and development environments through virtualization, including costs savings, accelerated time to deployment and system consistency throughout your environment.
The Hyper-V Technology Introduction with Advanced Management for Windows Server 2008 is an approximate 10 day service and consists of either a single-node implementation or dual-node highly available (HA) host-based cluster configuration and up to two servers for the System Center elements. Read this paper to learn more.
This whitepaper explains how one organization was able to leverage a performance management solution to monitor their virtual environment, locate problem-causing elements and prevent them from causing further issues for IT and users.
The evaluation showed that EDS could use a dedicated software application, or "virtual appliance," to update software applications, remediate PCs, and restore data for a user OS that had become inoperative.
By providing automatic end-to-end mapping of virtual machines to the physical servers and storage supporting them, virtualization-aware EMC Navisphere Manager software on Dell/EMC CX4 Series storage arrays helps dramatically increase resource efficiency and simplify storage administration tasks such as problem diagnosis and change management.
Access this brief white paper that addresses the concern over managing virtual environment security with an enterprise-ready system that provides full visibility of physical and virtual data center and simplified security policy management.
As data centers continue to virtualize resources, server capacity planning poses new challenges. While these modern data center trends have enabled profound flexibility, they also require IT pros to better plan for spikes in resource demand. This article examines the issues for modern-day server capacity planning.
This whitepaper discusses a real-time modeling system for virtualized IT environments that provides an operational view of IT services and the servers, hypervisors, VMs, middleware, databases, applications, and network links that enable them to work.