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Mind the Gap! Crossing the Chasm to Realize the Promise of the Software-Defined Datacenter

By on April 24, 2014




By now, you’ve probably heard about the Software-Defined Datacenter (unless you’ve been holed up in a bunker for the last couple of years).  So what is the Software-Defined Datacenter? – according to EMA’s Torsten Volk: The [Software-Defined Datacenter] SDD transforms the traditionally infrastructure-centric data center, with its focus on ensuring the proper operation of compute,

Telepak Networks, Inc. Case Study

By on April 22, 2014




“I was able to see value after that first few days.” – Les Godwin, IT Manager Company Overview: Telepak Networks, Inc. is a full service provider of Internet, Telecommunications and Network services. Telepak Networks, via fiber optic and other broadband facilities, specializes in offering cost-efficient bandwidth necessary for data networking and telecommunication services to other

Webinar: Best Practices for Smarter Virtualization Management & Vote for the Star Wars Lego to Win

By on April 18, 2014




Date:               April 30, 2014, 9 am PDT / Noon EDT / 5 pm GMT Retail banking innovator Everbank is one of the fastest-growing regional banks in the United States.  From award-winning banking products to sophisticated, unique investing opportunities via currency and precious metals products, Everbank continuously innovates to find new ways to offer value

Welcome to the Green Circle – Opening Soon...

By on April 10, 2014




As most VMTurbo customers know, the Green Circle is that special slice of Nirvana where all is good and everyone’s “happy” (if you love the song buy it here – thanks Pharrell). In advance of the launch of our community – “The Green Circle” – we thought we’d share a little teaser that Zeen put

Demo: How VMTurbo Controls Diverse, Hyper-V-Centric Environments in a State of Perpetual Health

By on April 8, 2014




In this segment from the recent VirtualizationSoftware.com Hyper-V readiness series webinar, VMTurbo’s Jon Reeve showed the audience how VMTurbo can drive a diverse, Hyper-V-centric environment to a state of perpetual health and control it there, no matter what other flavors of hypervisor you choose: VMTurbo Operations Manager enables you to not only monitor your heterogeneous,

Demo: How VMTurbo Helps Safe Migration from vSphere to Hyper-V

By on April 7, 2014




In this segment from the recent VirtualizationSoftware.com Hyper-V readiness series webinar, VMTurbo’s Jon Reeve showed the audience how VMTurbo can help organizations plan for safe migration of vSphere workloads to Hyper-V, as well as plan for growth in a diverse environment: VMTurbo Operations Manager not only aids safe migration, but enables you to monitor your

The Brave New World of Storage Virtualization: Putting your virtual environment on autopilot

By on April 3, 2014




I recently found myself intrigued by an article by Jon William Toigo on Tech Target titled – Software-defined infrastructure or how storage becomes software. In his article, Toigo poses the question: Could a software-defined infrastructure, with software-based controls and policies, be the answer to managing and allocating storage? While I am sure Jon would agree

Borgata Hotel Casino And Spa – Success with VMTurbo

By on April 1, 2014




Company Overview: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City offers an unparalleled travel experience on the East Coast. The 2,000 room stylish casino-hotel, located at Renaissance Pointe, presents a destination designed to rival those once found only in cities such as New York City and Las Vegas. After igniting Atlantic City’s revival with its

#VFD3 Day 3: VMTurbo wants to vStimulate your vEconomy

By on March 27, 2014




Jeff Wilson, one of the panelists from our recent visit to GestaltIT‘s Tech Field Day, wrote an epic review of VMTurbo over at Agnostic Computing in “#VFD3: VMTurbo wants to vStimulate your vEconomy“: Going into the last day of #VFD3, I was a bit cranky, missing my Child Partition, and strict though her protocols be,

What is “Normal” anyway?

By on March 25, 2014




Quite often when IT administrators are asked what they want to know about their environment and their workloads you’ll hear: “Please alert me when it is not normal and don’t bug me when it is OK”. But what does it mean that your environment is “normal”? Utilization is below a threshold? Application users not complaining?

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