Tag: Virtualization

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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Understanding Application Containers and OS-Level Virtualization

Let’s imagine for a minute that you have a commonly used virtual hosting environment. Within that environment you have to securely segment your physical resources between lots of users. The users must be segmented on the virtual environment and have their own “virtual space.”

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Undertaking the Challenge to Reduce the Data Center Carbon Footprint

Our never-ending hunger for more data and bandwidth has resulted in an unintended consequence – a substantial increase in global energy consumption. Increasingly, data centers have come under intense scrutiny from environmental groups because of their significant contribution to carbon emissions.

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Blurred Boundaries: Hidden Data Center Savings

Every disruptive technology in the data center forces IT teams to rethink the related practices and approaches. Virtualization, for example, led to new resource provisioning practices and service delivery models. 

Among the benefits stemming from this agility, new approaches for lowering data center energy costs have many organizations considering cloud alternatives.

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How to Ensure Fast Failover and Disaster Recovery for Enterprise Apps

Your applications are critical to your business and your users. In fact, much of the focus around mobility, content delivery, and data control directly revolves around virtualized enterprise applications.

Both new and legacy applications are moving to virtualization because it reduces cost, improves hardware utilization and simplifies management. Originally, proprietary virtualization platforms were the dominant forces in the industry.

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Tintri Provides Competitive Edge for PTS Data Center Solutions’ Hosted Cloud Service

Tintri Multi-Tenancy Storage Delivers High Performance, Management Simplicity, and Comprehensive Visibility for VDI and DR-as-a-Service Offerings “Tintri’s approach to VM- and application-aware storage is a game changer. It’s giving me a distinct advantage over all of the other cloud providers, and there are a myriad of them out there. With Tintri, we will be one of the first service providers with the ability to do multitenancy for VDI and DR, with a virtually optimized high IOPS array.”

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IaaS, EaaS, PaaS, and DevOps – Good for Absolutely Everything

Recently, I have had a lot of discussion with customers and colleagues around IaaS, EaaS, PaaS, and DevOps. In these conversations, it has been clear that there is little clarity on what each of these are and how they can be paired or integrated. The items below are not listed in any particular order and are all essential elements to improving speed & agility in your application delivery pipeline and to reducing cost related to management and support activities.

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Moving toward a software-defined data center with Open Networking

With the proliferation of virtualization throughout the data center with servers, storage and desktops, now is the time to tackle the last part – the network.

The software-defined data center of the future is coming and Dell’s Open Networking solutions will play a big part of the networking abstraction and automation. 

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Delivering Cost Efficient Virtual Desktops solution

Over the last few years desktop virtualization deployments have been ramping up across various industry verticals from few 100 users to several 1000 users. To help you ensure risk free deployments with best in class user experience & achieve faster ROI, VMware & NetApp have been partnering for the last 7 years to enable our customers with joint solutions around VMware Horizon and more recently with Horizon Desktop as a Service (DaaS). Our joint solutions have been deployed globally by thousands of organizations.

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