I was working with one of our customers who had an old Windows 2000 Server running and they wanted it to be joined in their Citrix Xen environment. We thought to ourselves, this should be no problem. However, when we started the P2V process we ran into a few issues. We have since figured out [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Virtualization'
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The world is flat. That is if you ask New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Thomas Friedman, who wrote a book of the same name describing just how the world got flatter and flatter thanks to a whole host of factors, one of which is technology. Technology—most notably computers, telecommunication devices, and [...]
September 15th, 2010 · No Comments
Hidden IT costs can be stifling your company and you just don’t know it. It’s important to assess what those costs are and find a way to help your business perform better.
In this day and age, few businesses (if any) can survive without an IT arm. Every business, big or small, needs someone, or preferably [...]
September 10th, 2010 · No Comments
Running an environment-friendly business may seem like too much of a hassle, but in truth, you can save money.
There’s been a lot of buzz about environmental issues such as climate change, and with the effects reaching everyone around the world, we all need to do our part to help. The good news is that going [...]
August 30th, 2010 · No Comments
Implementing a client-server network and maintaining it with Managed Services can help businesses prevent data loss events, which lead 43 percent of such businesses to close within two years.
According to DriveSavers data recovery service, 43 percent of companies that lose data in a disaster never reopen, and 90 percent are out of business within two [...]
May 31st, 2010 · No Comments
When most people want to purchase a new computer or upgrade their current one, they focus on finding a CPU with the quickest speed, the most computing cores, or the most RAM they can afford. However, they may be overlooking the most likely reason for computing slowdowns: fragmentation in the disks.
Disk drives claim the dubious [...]
May 3rd, 2010 · No Comments
Businesses need to use the economic crisis as a time to reassess their IT needs and options. Server virtualization, consolidation, and energy costs are a good place to start.
Read more at Inc. Technology…
March 25th, 2010 · No Comments
A lot of discussion has been taking place around here lately pertaining to the relative merits of Fiber Channel vs. iSCSI for shared storage in virtual environments. As I have mentioned in a previous post, we just deployed a new 10Gb iSCSI environment using EqualLogic and VMware. Now that we’ve had some time to collect [...]
February 25th, 2010 · No Comments
An exciting new product to check out is the Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS6510 series of EqualLogic iSCSI SAN storage with supporting 10GbE technology. As stated by a recent article from Dell™, the products versions PS6510E and PS6510X integrate “intelligence and automation with fault tolerance to provide simplified administration, rapid deployment, enterprise performance and reliability, and seamless [...]
February 2nd, 2010 · No Comments
A recently released report entitled “Voice of IT: State of SMB IT”, details the purchasing, technology usage, and IT staffing trends among small and medium businesses worldwide. The report surveyed over 1,100 IT professionals working in SMBs, 80 percent of whom were decision makers or influencers within their respective companies.
Not surprisingly, a substantial number (39 percent) [...]