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A Role for Role-Based Monitoring in the Virtualization, Cloud Space

Security monitoring must adapt to remain effective in the cloud and virtualization arena. That's where role-based monitoring comes in.

How To Deliver IT as a Service via System Center 2012 Service Templates

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.

Storage Advances Help Make VDI Reality

New innovations like automated tiered storage, thin provisioning, continuous snapshots and remote replication has companies reconsidering VDI.

Application Modernization and the Cloud Connection

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.

The New IT Operations Model for the Cloud Era

Organizing IT operations into four groups can bring an IT organization into alignment with how businesses acquire IT services in a cloud computing world.

Top 3 Trends Include a Hybrid Approach to Unified Communications

Enterprises find the holy grail of UC by accelerating hybrid approach.

3 Predictions for the Data Protection Industry in 2013

Agile data protection, backup and recovery appliances, and vendors as business partners will take on greater importance this year.

Chasing the Network Visibility Problem

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.

Designing for Cloud Failure - A Q&A with Riverbed's Apurva Dave

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.

Meeting the Need for Unified Virtualization Management

Virtualization and the cloud are all about giving IT the leverage it needs to management today's IT processes.

Streamlining Virtualizing Tier 1 Apps

The magic to making tier 1 apps perform happens in the adaptive technology known as high-performance storage virtualization.

When Protection Approaches for Virtual Environments Fall Short

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.

When to Use Offline VDI

Desktop virtualization isn't an online-only strategy. Here's what is involved in taking users offline as well.

Approach Virtualization Management Platform Selection With Careful Eye

With virtualization, vendors no longer push sales. Instead, they solve customer problems through services.

Replication: A DR Solution Made for Virtualization

Replication is a good example of functionality that virtualization simplifies and makes much less expensive.