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VMware vSphere 5.1 Upgrade Guide

VMware vSphere 5.1 Upgrade Guide

VMware vSphere 5.1 is now available for download. This vSphere Upgrade guide describes how to upgrade VMware vSphere™ to version 5.1. To learn how to simplify and automate your datacenter upgrade, see the vSphere Update Manager Installation and Administration Guide. If you want to move to vSphere 5.1 by performing fresh installations that do not […]

Best Practices for Monitoring Virtual Environments

Best Practices for Monitoring Virtual Environments

Virtualization is unquestionably one of the biggest and most widespread trends in computing in the last decade. By separating different elements of the computing platform, users in a growing number of businesses have done away with the “one app, one server” model and moved to Virtual Machines (VMs) in order to fully realize the potential […]

VMware vSphere 5.1 vMotion Architecture, Performance and Best Practices

VMware vSphere 5.1 vMotion Architecture, Performance and Best Practices

A series of tests were conducted at VMware Performance labs to investigate and compare the performance implications of vSphere 5.1 vMotion over the proven vMotion and Storage vMotion technologies in various scenarios including the migration of a database server and an in-memory application. In addition, live migration tests were performed over metro area network scenarios. […]

Top 10 Cloud Backup and DR Best Practices

Top 10 Cloud Backup and DR Best Practices

Building out a complete disaster recovery infrastructure can be cost prohibitive for many organizations. This paper identifies the many ways the public cloud can supplement backup and recovery strategies and offers overall best practices to ensure secure and efficient data protection. Many organizations want to improve their ability to recover from system failures and data […]

Top Considerations for Cloud, Virtualization and Security

Top Considerations for Cloud, Virtualization and Security

Virtualization and cloud computing are all finding their way into today’s IT environments. More than before, small and medium enterprises are now looking into cloud and virtualization solutions to help meet business goals. With this new technological movement come some very important considerations to ensure optimal infrastructure efficiency. Security, sizing, management, and deployment methodologies must […]

Survey: Companies Still Struggling with Cloud Security

Survey: Companies Still Struggling with Cloud Security

Globally, the cloud continues to pose challenges on how to deliver agile, yet secure, IT services to enterprises. The percentage of companies that reported a data security lapse or issue with their cloud service increased from 43 percent in 2011 to 46 percent in 2012, according to a recent global cloud security survey conducted by […]

Red Hat Acquires BPM Technology from Polymita

Red Hat Acquires BPM Technology from Polymita

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced it has acquired business process management (BPM) technology developed by Polymita Technologies S.L. The deal accelerates Red Hat’s entry into the BPM software segment and augments its JBoss Enterprise Middleware integration software offerings. “The ability to change rapidly is an […]

Citrix Enters Mobile Data and Video Market with Acquisition of Bytemobile

Citrix Enters Mobile Data and Video Market with Acquisition of Bytemobile

Citrix today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Bytemobile, a leading provider of data and video optimization solutions for mobile network operators. This acquisition gives Citrix a key strategic foothold in the core infrastructure of more than 130 mobile operators in 60 countries around the world, significantly extending the company’s […]