Virtualization giants are pairing up

For companies trying to create employee desktops stored on a server and delivered over the internet, security and optimization often entail a mess of vendors, settings, and updates. Thankfully, two of the biggest names in the industry just announced a partnership that aims to simplify the whole process. For those who don’t know, Azure is […]

SDN & virtualized networks: how they differ

SDN & virtualized networks: how they differ

We’ve talked about network virtualization on this blog before, but there was some recent confusion over whether or not that service is different from software-defined networking. It’s not a big difference, but no, they’re not the same. Let’s take a look at what sets them apart. Software-defined networking (SDN) Managing storage, infrastructures, and networks with […]

Virtualization troubles: 3 common pitfalls

Virtualization troubles: 3 common pitfalls

Implementing a virtualized data storage solution at your business is no small feat. It’s a complicated process that requires immense amounts of technical expertise. Unfortunately, getting it up and running is only half the battle. For the most efficient solution possible, watch out for the three most common management issues outlined in this post. Poorly […]

What hyperconvergence means for you

What hyperconvergence means for you

Modern web network and internet telecommunication technology, big data storage and cloud computing computer service business concept: server room interior in datacenter in blue light Virtualization is great, but it is awfully confusing. And although the whole point of hiring a managed services provider is to hand off these issues to the experts, we believe […]

Considerations for large-scale AWS migration

Considerations for large-scale AWS migration

Managed IT services providers recommend virtualization not because it is an IT business trend that everyone simply must ride, but because it is, quite, a smart way of managing your IT resources. Your organization needs to be more efficient and should be willing to move to the cloud to achieve it. But, if you do […]

Containers Vs. VMs: performance variations

Containers Vs. VMs: performance variations

When containers were first implemented, the idea was to provide users a way to deploy applications without the need to open a new virtual machine, thereby saving resources and time. Since the advent of Docker the container trend has turned into an obsession with developers, which begs the question: How long until containers replace the […]

Highlights of new vSphere 6.5 features

Highlights of new vSphere 6.5 features

VMware is one of the flagship virtualization companies, offering business owners the virtual storage and workspace they need to grow. vSphere 6.5 is the latest update to VMware’s core product, offering businesses a number of helpful features to increase efficiency and usability. Here are three of the main features you’ll find in vSphere 6.5. More […]

The pros and cons of vSpace Pro 10

The pros and cons of vSpace Pro 10

One of the newest and potentially most innovative virtual desktop platforms for businesses is vSpace 10 Pro, which has recently been released. If you are considering transitioning your business over to this new business tool, you will first want to get to know some of the potential benefits and drawbacks of vSpace 10 Pro. Read […]

Understanding virtualization containers

Understanding virtualization containers

The evolution of software containers has changed the way virtual computing is realized. It has diminished the risks of malware and the trouble of portability by allowing software vendors to package their products into virtual containers that can run from any desktop machine, regardless of hardware of operating system. Read on for our review of […]