Tag: Virtualization

PTS Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Solutions with Tintri and VMware

VDI, or Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, is a key initiative for many organizations looking to reduce administrative overhead while providing a more secure, flexible and reliable desktop computing environment for end users. Proper planning and good decision making are required to ensure a successful deployment. Choosing the right virtualization platform to host the virtual desktop implementation is often the first major decision and can make or break the entire transformation.

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IBM Centers Offer Hands-On Time With Latest Data Center Tech

As part of an effort to help IT organizations make the transition to more modern data center environments, IBM has opened two Network Innovation Data Centers located in Dallas and Nice, France.

Rick Qualman, vice president of networking services for IBM, says the goal is provide customers’ IT teams with hands-on access to next-generation data center technology, including software-defined network (SDN), virtualization, and IT automation, that are being used to drive cloud computing deployments.

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Solving the Data Center Paradox: Enabling Higher Performance at a Lower Cost

For the last decade, virtualization technology has proven itself and has become the most effective way to increase data center efficiency. While initially most of the efforts were on developing server virtualization technologies, the recent focus has been on developing advanced interconnect technologies that enable more efficient data communication between servers and storage. This recent trend is also a direct outcome of the adaptation of innovative data center architectures, such as the Scale-Out , In-Memory compute, and Solid State Drive-based storage systems that heavily depend on the level of functionality and performance that the interconnect can deliver.

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Five Ways Next-Gen Data Centers Will Be Different from Today’s

Cloud and virtualization will become the normal for the modern data center as new technologies improve density, efficiency and management. There is clear growth in both virtualization and cloud services all over the world. In fact, a recent Gartner report goes on to say that cloud computing will become the bulk of new IT spending by 2016.

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PTS and SimpliVity offer Free eBook: Hyperconvergence Infrastructure for Dummies

From PTS and partner SimpliVity, download a free copy of Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Dummies (eBook in PDF format) by Scott D. Lowe
  • Use hyperconverged infrastructure to simplify IT & reduce total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Achieve economics & agility of large scale web companies in your data center
  • Solve capacity, performance, data protection, mobility & management challenges

Hyperconvergence is the ultimate in an overall trend of convergence that has hit the market in recent years.

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Logical Abstraction of the Physical Data Center

We’ve got virtualization, cloud computing, and now quite a bit of new buzz around commodity platforms. The reality is that this computing model has taken off faster than really expected. With the help of the modern hypervisor, software-defined technologies (SDx), the powerful systems designed to optimize your data center and allow your cloud to be a lot more agile can potentially run on commodity gear.

Here’s the reality: it’s making some traditional technologies a bit nervous.

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Tintri Named InfoWorld 2015 Technology Of The Year Award Winner

Tintri, a provider of flash-based storage products specifically designed for virtualized and cloud environments, was recognized for its Tintri VMstore storage product. Now expanded to support Microsoft’s Hyper-V and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization as well as VMware, Tintri VMstore simplifies storage management.

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3 Reasons Hybrid Cloud is Much More Secure Than You Think

Hybrid cloud adoption continues to gain momentum, and businesses across nearly every industry are eagerly working to infuse agility into their organization by adopting the hybrid cloud model. The message is clear: “We like this. It works.”

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IT Infrastructure Investment Set to Increase in 2015

SMBs are feeling optimistic about 2015 and prioritizing IT infrastructure investment. Hardware replacement, network security, server upgrades and wireless upgrades lead the wish list according to a recent survey of SMB leadership.

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The End of the Public Cloud’s Reign

The public cloud is not for everyone and that fact is bringing an end to the public cloud’s reign as we know it. The public cloud’s massive growth and popularity was a bubble that was built upon public Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) being promoted as the ultimate IT solution for most, if not all, companies.

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