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Application Delivery and Virtual Convergence

We're rethinking infrastructure management - it's natural to rethink the application development, deployment, and lifecycle management process as well.

  • Premiered: 08/04/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Application Cloud Computing Management virtual infrastructures
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Virtualize with Confidence: New Tools for Performance Management

I've been watching virtual environment performance optimization closely, and two young vendors have shown me interesting tools lately.

  • Premiered: 08/02/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): BlueStripe Liquidware Labs Performance virtual infrastructures Virtualization
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Podcast : Jeff and Dave discuss Virtual Infrastructure Optimization

As the virtual infrastructure storms onto the scene, what has been a major stumbling block in the past for operations management is now becoming a crushing blow.

  • Premiered: 08/04/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Optimization Server Virtualization virtual infrastructures
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Moving Toward “Virtual Convergence”

Due in large part to its growing deployment on servers, virtualization is now affecting all major resources and functions in the data center.

  • Premiered: 07/24/09
  • Author: Jeff Byrne
Topic(s): Server Virtualization virtual infrastructures Virtualization
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Who Owns Virtual Infrastructure Performance?

In the virtualized data center, when a tricky performance problem arises, who owns it? Is it a virtual server problem, a storage or network problem, or a new problem in any of these tiers caused by virtualization?

  • Premiered: 07/29/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): virtual infrastructures Virtualization
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Dev/Test Lab Automation Expands Your Cloud Options

Lack of automation doesn’t just hurt the development cycle; it will soon start to hurt your ability to take advantage of the cloud.

  • Premiered: 07/30/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Automation Cloud Cloud Computing Lab virtual infrastructures
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VMworld Europe 2009: Keynote Live Blogging

VMware CEO Paul Maritz kicked off VMworld Europe today and fired a shot directly across Citrix's bow.

  • Premiered: 02/24/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): virtual infrastructures Virtualization VMWorld VMWare
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VMworld Europe 2009: Kick-Off!

Taneja Group is on site and will be blogging on the hot announcements, trends, and session highlights all week.

  • Premiered: 02/23/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): virtual infrastructures Virtualization VMWorld
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Citrix Storms the Beach

Citrix's free verson of XenServer, available in late March, will include management features, resource sharing, and live virtual machine migration, making it the latest run at giant VMware's Virtual Infrastructure suite.

  • Premiered: 02/23/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Citrix virtual infrastructures Virtualization XenServer
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VMware acquires Zimbra, Filling Out vCloud Strategy

In our view, VMware has been disciplined about looking forward: building the next-generation datacenter stack, open and cloud-enabled, while not overly concerned about winning a particular battle at one tier of the existing stack.

  • Premiered: 01/12/10
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Byrne virtual infrastructures Virtualization VMWare Zimbra
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Observations from EqualLogic User Conference 2010

My colleague Jeff Boles and I recently attended the first EqualLogic User Conference in Dallas.

  • Premiered: 04/08/10
  • Author: Jeff Byrne
Topic(s): Dell iSCSI networked storage Server Virtualization virtual infrastructures
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Server Sprawl, Meet Storage Sprawl

One of the big themes for 2010 in the land of virtualization is storage optimization for virtual environments, and especially for desktop virtualization projects.

  • Premiered: 06/01/10
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Desktop Virtualization Optimization virtual infrastructures
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Storage Capacity Planning in a Virtual Environment

Here are some excerpts from a recent podcast I did with Todd Erickson over at SearchStorage.com.

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Hyper9 Manages at Cloud Speed and Cloud Scale

We just had an informative chat with Hyper9, a company Taneja Group has been tracking since its inception.

  • Premiered: 11/09/10
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Hyper9 virtual infrastructures Virtualization Virtualization Management
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IT Managers and Virtualization: Plagued by Insecurity?

Are IT professionals themselves becoming insecure about the security of their virtual infrastructures? Is all of this media attention justified? We believe the answers to these two questions, respectively, are "a little bit" and "yes".

  • Premiered: 11/11/08
  • Author: Jeff Byrne
Topic(s): Security Server Virtualization virtual infrastructures virtual machines
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VMWorld Highlight: Virtual Infrastructure Optimization

Virtual Instruments' VirtualWisdom, announced here this week, aims to provide this end-to-end runtime visibility and cut through the finger-pointing between server and storage vendors when performance issues arise in production.

  • Premiered: 02/27/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): virtual infrastructures Virtualization
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Cisco's Virtual Awakening

Cisco is doing more than adding servers to its product line Monday; it is repositioning itself as a virtual infrastructure management vendor.

  • Premiered: 03/14/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Cisco virtual infrastructures
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Before Taking Off For the Cloud, Check Your Virtual Engines

In March, McKinsey published a discussion document, Clearing the Air on Cloud Computing, claiming current cloud services offerings aren’t cost competitive for larger enterprises. I can’t argue the numbers, but the cart might be getting in front of the horse.

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Breaking Some Windows: VMware Acquires SpringSource

As the leader in virtualizing Windows applications, VMware is arguably the most significant threat to Windows dominance.

  • Premiered: 08/12/09
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): SpringSource virtual infrastructures VMWare