Virtualization troubles: 3 common pitfalls

February 21st, 2017
Virtualization troubles: 3 common pitfalls

Data storage may be one of the easiest facets of virtualization to explain, but that doesn’t make it immune to problems arising from confusion. There are a few things that can cause virtualized data storage to underperform, and most of them can be easily fixed by technicians who know their stuff.

What hyperconvergence means for you

February 3rd, 2017
What hyperconvergence means for you

Don’t worry, we’ll keep this one simple. Virtualization is confusing enough, and hyperconvergence is one of the newest solutions within the field, making it even harder to grasp. The quick and easy summary is this: Hypconvergence is about virtualizing the hardware and software components required to deploy and manage databases and virtualized desktop infrastructures.

New virus threatens virtual machines

January 20th, 2017
New virus threatens virtual machines

One of the core principles of virtualized technology is the ability to quarantine cyber security threats easily. For the most part, vendors have been winning this security tug-of-war with hackers, but that may change with the resurrection of a long-dormant piece of malware that targets virtualized desktops.

Considerations for large-scale AWS migration

January 4th, 2017
Considerations for large-scale AWS migration

Migrating your business’s data, applications and other critical resources to the cloud requires time and a bit of money. Performing a large-scale migration to Amazon Web Services delivers many benefits and is a cost-effective solution that most businesses should adopt.

Containers Vs. VMs: performance variations

December 20th, 2016
Containers Vs. VMs: performance variations

2016 saw containerization (container-based virtualization) take off as a way for companies to utilize virtual platforms more efficiently. While containers use less resources than their virtual machine (VM) counterparts, performance differences are subtle and don’t necessarily make containers better.

Highlights of new vSphere 6.5 features

December 1st, 2016
Highlights of new vSphere 6.5 features

VMWorld 2016 just wrapped up and developers are rolling out the new version of vSphere 6.5, complete with plenty of upgraded features to make your business life easier. The updated version includes new security and installation features as well as a simplified user experience.

The pros and cons of vSpace Pro 10

November 15th, 2016
The pros and cons of vSpace Pro 10

Business owners always look for ways to integrate and streamline business operations to make them cost-effective, efficient, and easy to follow. This includes computing and technology use. vSpace Pro 10 has been introduced as a way to simplify the virtual desktop infrastructure that so many businesses rely upon.

Understanding virtualization containers

October 26th, 2016
Understanding virtualization containers

In the past, when small- and medium-sized business owners needed to connect computers located in separate workspaces, virtualization was one of the best options. However, the field of virtualization has evolved to accommodate the increasing popularity of virtual containers.

Microsoft secures its Edge browser

October 11th, 2016
Microsoft secures its Edge browser

Microsoft has found a way to incorporate virtualization protocols into the security of its Edge browser. With the protection of internet browsing inside a virtual container, hackers have a harder time exploiting unsuspecting web users. Read on to discover whether this development will compel you to switch internet browsers in your office.

The next big thing in endpoint security

September 26th, 2016
The next big thing in endpoint security

For the average business owner, a virtualized network may not seem groundbreaking. And until recently, even the team at VMware didn’t realize just what they could do with it. Now that they’ve publicly announced what they’re calling “Project Goldilocks,” we finally see how relevant it is.