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There are pitfalls in using software-based network interface cards and host bus adaptors. They don't scale well in I/O-centric loads running on scaled-out architectures. The CEO of a leading virtualization companies said, 'Software virtualization addresses 80% of the market and it leav...
The discipline of systems management is composed largely of managing the computing endpoint. The 'endpoint' is traditionally a computer that takes the form of an application/process server or an end-user desktop/laptop. This definition doesn't cover all endpoint types or devices but do...
There's no question that advances in server virtualization technology are becoming popular among corporations that want to save money by consolidating resources and improving operational efficiency. Virtualization enables a dramatic increase in cost savings in ongoing maintenance and t...
Virtual machines are wonderful things and server consolidation provides impressive and immediate ROI. However, server virtualization does not come without its challenges. According to Gartner, virtual machine (VM) 'sprawl' is the number one concern when it comes to managing VM environm...
In 2006 IDC released a study showing that the costs associated with data center management escalate at an alarming rate - in large part because of rising software management expenses. Virtualization has many definitions and uses in today's computing world, but three instances of virtua...
Enterprises of all sizes are building flexible storage infrastructures using Internet SCSI (iSCSI) and advanced virtualization technologies that let them allocate and shift SAN resources dynamically in response to the demands of their virtualized server environments.
When Honda introduced the Civic in America in 1972, industry experts declared Honda would never succeed because automobiles were too complex and required skills and technology beyond those of the mere motorcycle company. Fast forward to today when Honda's Civics and Accords are two of ...