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Top 5 Benefits of Server Virtualization

Why is server virtualization beneficial? Greg Ferro lists in detail the top 5 benefits of server virtualization for IT departments, which includes cost control, better operation with automation, ability to reduce risks with snapshots, storage management, and granular scaling.

Mar 23, 2012

Virtualization

Profile Management in VMware View 5

IT veteran Greg Stuart takes you behind the scenes in a VDI environment and examines industry leader VMware's proprietary profile management tool called View Persona Management, now available in VMware View 5.

Mar 9, 2012

Virtualization

Intro to Server Virtualization: Hypervisor vs. Paravirtualization

Greg Ferro provides an introduction to server virtualization by explaining the concepts of Paravirtualization (ParaV) and Hypervisor (also known as, full hardware virtualization). Learn about the main advantages and disadvantages in the two approaches to server virtualization that will help you make the right decision when choosing your next virtualization solution.

Mar 7, 2012

Virtualization

PCoIP: What Is PC-over-IP and How Does It Work?

Learn about PC-over-IP (PCoIP) and how it differs from the alternative options, including Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Independent Computing Architecture (ICA). Also included is a video from the company behind PCoIP (Teradici) that helps explain the protocol.

Feb 27, 2012

Cloud Computing

3 Steps To Secure Your Data In the Cloud

In this post, Greg Stuart challenges you to protect your data in 2012. Greg provides an easy 3 step guide to protecting your data both from intruders and from hardware failure by putting your data in the cloud and securing it properly.

Jan 26, 2012

Virtualization

Persistent vs. Non-persistent Virtual Desktops

Do you know the difference between persistent and non-persistent virtual desktops? Learn more as Greg Stuart guides you through deciding which setup is best for your situation.

Nov 10, 2011

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