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 [...]
May 16th, 2011 · No Comments
March 31st, 2011 · No Comments
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 [...]
March 9th, 2011 · No Comments
If you’ve seen the current commercials Microsoft is running, you may already have the feeling that cloud-based services are great for personal use, whether it’s for accessing your home media center from a distance or storing the family photos online. But as cloud computing becomes more widespread, it’s establishing itself as a viable and smart [...]
March 7th, 2011 · No Comments
Adtran’s NetVanta series was designed with the goal of providing enterprise-class, highly reliable networking equipment at affordable costs. Recently, Adtran added another feature to their NetVanta Unified Communication (UC) software: the ability to support cloud applications through deploying in virtual environments with VMware.
What benefits does this bring to the user? The ability to be deployed [...]
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…
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) [...]
April 30th, 2009 · No Comments
If you follow virtualization to any degree, you’ve no doubt heard about the new version of VMware called vSphere. Since it’s announcement, we’ve been digging into what the new features are and it’s going to be big! According to VMware, “VMware vSphere is the next evolutionary step in IT computing; enabling customers to bring the [...]