Network & Server Virtualization
Using virtualization, traditional software and hardware resources -- such as operating systems, servers, switches, storage and network resources -- can be replicated in software, which can add impressive cost savings, agility, and flexibility to IT operations. One of the most common types of virtualization is server virtualization, which is used to consolidate traditional server hardware onto a smaller number of physical servers. Microsoft's Hyper-V and VMware's vSphere are the two most popular server virtualization offerings in the enterprise today.
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Recent Virtualization Articles
VMware shakes up the DaaS market by announcing that VMware Horizon Desktop as a Service is now available on the vCloud Hybrid service.
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Learn how to use a shared VHDX to create a guest cluster on WS2012 R2 Hyper-V hosts.
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Can't get enough virtualization? Learn how to boot a Hyper-V VM to a USB drive in this tutorial by IT pro Peter de Tender.
Looking for a free, easy-to-use desktop virtualization product? Find out if the latest version of Oracle VM VirtualBox makes the cut in our review.
Intro to Virtualization: Hardware, Software, Memory, Storage, Data and Network Virtualization Defined
What exactly is virtualization and what are the benefits? This guide is designed specifically for IT professionals who are new to virtualization, and takes a
In this first of three posts, Elias Khnaser introduces Citrix XenDesktop 5, explains what Desktop Virtualization is and why it is becoming more prominent.