Overloading Virtual Machines Is Bad For Your Business

Desktop virtualization allows you to deliver computing resources to workstations in your network. Those resources are packed into virtual machines (VMs), which can be deployed as easily as any file. However, there are risks associated with trying to manage an overwhelming number of VMs. The problem with VM sprawl VM sprawl is a phenomenon that […]

How to Use Virtualization to Safeguard Your Devices

Cybersecurity threats are increasing for both small and large businesses. This means solutions that protect mobile devices are no longer just nice-to-have solutions. As more work is handled outside of the office, the risks to your data increase. Virtualization vendors are leading the charge to tackle these challenges with innovative solutions.

The Lowdown on Virtualization and The Cloud

Virtualization and cloud computing are sometimes used interchangeably, and it’s easy to see why people confuse the two. To set the record straight, virtualization is NOT cloud computing. But these two revolutionary technologies often overlap. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, email, etc.

Windows Server 2019 Announced

The first preview of Windows Server 2019 was released in March. Microsoft’s latest server software indicates the virtualization trend shows no signs of slowing down. The preview includes a number of features focused on IT efficiency. Let’s take a look at the most valuable updates for small businesses.

Virtualization Best Practices for Newbies

The benefits of virtualization are so significant that deciding whether to jump on board is a no-brainer. It offers centralized IT management and faster hardware resources. It also provides improved business continuity and reduced overhead costs. But in order to experience these benefits, there are a few best virtualization practices you need to consider.

Serverless Computing Explained

Thanks to economies of scale, cloud computing resources are cheaper and more stable than those on a local area network. However, the cloud is still made up of servers that require expert configuration. Serverless computing is one way to reduce management burdens.

How Do Idle Virtual Machines (VM) Cost SMBs

Thanks to virtualization software, the time it takes to bring virtual machines (VMs) online is faster than ever. You could deploy a fleet of them in minutes. But, as with most technologies, there are some drawbacks. Experts say too many VMs can cause a logistical nightmare and cost your business a lot of money.