The cloud has shifted the frequency with which we need to test our systems' capabilities to come back from disaster, from months to right now and often.
Here's why network virtualization is a better fit than traditional networking for IaaS cloud deployments.
Automation and orchestration is the key to moving a cloud between its private and public manifestations.
- By Anand Iyengar, Gregory Ness
Security monitoring must adapt to remain effective in the cloud and virtualization arena. That's where role-based monitoring comes in.
Microsoft System Center 2012 can be used to provide IT as a service, especially in the deployment of application services. Here's how to set up service templates that can help you do it with consistency and repetitive predictability.
- By Angela Cataldo
New innovations like automated tiered storage, thin provisioning, continuous snapshots and remote replication has companies reconsidering VDI.
- By Lazarus Vekiarides
What appeals most to businesses about application modernization and cloud computing delivery models is the ability to help enterprises become more efficient by reducing costs and increasing the flexibility and productivity of their IT environment.
Organizing IT operations into four groups can bring an IT organization into alignment with how businesses acquire IT services in a cloud computing world.
- By Travis Greene
Enterprises find the holy grail of UC by accelerating hybrid approach.
- By Jeff Wellemeyer
Agile data protection, backup and recovery appliances, and vendors as business partners will take on greater importance this year.
- By Mark Campbell
IT admins can lose control of processes if the virtualized parts of their networks aren't monitored correctly. Here are the issues and some solutions.
- By Dimitri Vlachos
Q&A: Just because your data is in the cloud doesn't mean it's always available. Riverbed's Apurva Dave has advice on guarding against cloud outages.
- By James E. Powell
Virtualization and the cloud are all about giving IT the leverage it needs to management today's IT processes.
- By Lauren Whitehouse
The magic to making tier 1 apps perform happens in the adaptive technology known as high-performance storage virtualization.
Vendor View: Computing in virtualized environments gets more cumbersome and less secure as the data sets grow. Here are some considerations for reining in the data and growth with security in mind.