Tag Archives: virtualization

Legacy IT evolves: How cloud choices like Microsoft Azure can conquer the VMware Tax

For thousands of companies, the evaluation of their cloud choices also impacts how they on can help conquer the “VMware tax” by moving beyond a traditional server virtualization legacy. Continue reading

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How a large Missouri medical center developed an agile healthcare infrastructure security strategy

Healthcare provider organizations are among the most challenging environments to develop and implement comprehensive and agile security infrastructures. These providers of healthcare are usually sprawling campuses with large ecosystems of practitioners, suppliers, and patient-facing facilities. They also operate under stringent … Continue reading

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Kansas Development Finance Authority gains peace of mind, end-points virtual shield using hypervisor-level security

Implementing and managing IT security has leaped in complexity for organizations ranging from small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to massive government agencies. Once-safe products used to thwart invasions now have been exploited. E-mail phishing campaigns are far more sophisticated, leading … Continue reading

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How a Florida school district tames the wild west of education security at scale and on budget

Bringing a central IT focus to large public school systems has always been a challenge, but bringing a security focus to thousands of PCs and devices has been compared to bringing law and order to the Wild West. For the … Continue reading

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The next line of defense—How new security leverages virtualization to counter sophisticated threats

When it comes to securing systems and data, the bad guys are constantly upping their games — finding new ways to infiltrate businesses and users. Those who protect systems from these cascading threats must be ever vigilant for new technical … Continue reading

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Columbia Sportswear sets torrid pace for reaping global business benefits from software-defined data center

The next BriefingsDirect innovator case study interview shines a light on how on Columbia Sportswear has made a successful journey to software-defined data center (SDDC). Through our panel discussion at the recent VMworld 2014 Conference in San Francisco, we explore … Continue reading

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In remaking itself, HP delivers the IT means for struggling enterprises to remake themselves

BARCELONA — HP, taking a new leap in its marathon to remake itself, has further assembled, refined and delivered the IT infrastructure, big data and cloud means by which other large enterprises can effectively remake themselves. This week here at … Continue reading

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Enterprise Tablets: Choose a Device Nature That Best Supports Cloud Nurturing

Now that server hardware decisions are no-brainers (thanks to virtualization and the ubiquity of multi-core 64-bit x86), deciding on the enterprise-wide purchase of a tablet computer types will be the biggest hardware choice many IT leaders will make. So what … Continue reading

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Navicure gains IT capacity optimization and performance monitoring using VMware vCenter Operations Manager

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. The next VMworld innovator interview focuses on how a fast-growing healthcare claims company is gaining better control and optimization across its IT … Continue reading

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Just in time for VMworld, Dell virtualization suite update aims to further enable data-center efficiency

Dell Software today announced the next generation of its virtualization operations management suite, just in time for next week’s VMworld conference. The suite is comprised of a trio of solutions that help businesses of all sizes streamline virtualization, storage, and … Continue reading

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SaaS apps not such a pain for Millennium Pharmacy thanks to policy-driven operations management

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. Managing applications sprawl has long been a burr in the IT saddle, and the popularity of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications hasn’t exactly been … Continue reading

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Dell’s Foglight for Virtualization update extends visibility and management control across more infrastructure

Dell Software this week delivered Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition to extend the depth and breadth of managing and optimizing server virtualization as well as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and their joint impact on such IT resources as storage. Building … Continue reading

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Service Virtualization brings speed benefit and lower costs to TTNET applications testing

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. Welcome to the latest edition of the HP Discover Performance Podcast Series. Our next discussion examines how TTNET, the largest internet service … Continue reading

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Indiana health care provider goes fully virtualized, gains head start on BYOD and DR benefits

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. This BriefingsDirect IT leadership interview focuses on how Associated Surgeons and Physicians, LLC in Indiana went from zero to 100 percent virtualized … Continue reading

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