Virtualization

Standardizing the Desktop With Virtualization

Creating a 'gold standard' desktop version to push out to all employees can mean lower costs, tighter security and smoother operations.

The Pros And Cons Of Using Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Many organizations continue to run Windows XP on many or all of their desktop PCs, either because migration typically requires costly hardware upgrades, time-consuming transfers of settings, and user retraining, or because there's simply no compelling reason to move users to a new OS.

3 Key Issues For Secure Virtualization

Deal with these three main security concerns to improve your virtualized IT environment, says Bernard Golden.

Is Mobile Virtualization Ready for Your Business?

By running two instances of an operating system on a smartphone, you can relegate personal apps and services to one OS and business services to a more secure OS.

How to Avoid the Perils of Virtualization and Cloud Stall

Bill Hurley, CIO, CTO and executive vice president of Westcon Group advises on the best ways to approach virtualization

Does VMware Really Have a Future?

Will VMware's domination continue? Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols dissects.

Disaster Recovery on Double Duty

Here's how virtualization and replication technologies protect data from disaster, while keeping business services humming.

HP Takes Aim at Amazon With Public Cloud, Virtual Network Components

HP Cloud Services is based on open source software from OpenStack

How To Wrangle Your Virtual Machines

IT wants fewer, more comprehensive virtualization management tools. But for now, specialized vendors tackle different challenges.