Last night Paranet and Dell presented a Dell EqualLogic Demo at the Microsoft Campus in Irving in conjunction with the DFW IT Professionals August User Group Meeting. It was a great presentation and demo that included the EqualLogic doing snapshots, thin provisioning and virtualized storage. The complimentary technical seminar reviewed how the Dell™ EqualLogic™ PS Series virtualized iSCSI SANs integrates directly with the top virtualization vendors such as VMware and Hyper-V. Here are some pictures from the event:[Read more…] about Dell EqualLogic Demo Presenting by Paranet and Dell
The report said for businesses on a budget, price is a crucial factor for new backup products and solutions.[Read more…] about Virtualized Disaster Recovery Holds Benefits: Report
To read the promo pieces, virtualization is just about the easiest thing to master these days. Not only does it vastly reduce hardware costs, but it adds the kind of data flexibility needed to tap into the wonderful world of cloud computing.[Read more…] about Virtualization’s Hidden Challenges
CIO – During the past three to five years, when most companies began rolling out virtual servers in earnest as replacements for physical servers, acceptance has grown so quickly among both end users and IT staffs that more than half of all companies now deploy new applications on virtual servers by preference, rather than physical ones, according to a December study from IDC. (read more)
Topic Description: Curious about how Hyper-V 2008 really stacks up against VMware vSphere ESXi? Where has Microsoft caught up with VMware and where do they still need to mature? There’s tons of opinions out there on the internet, but who can you believe? At the end of the day, it really all comes down to just one question; Can you trust Hyper-V 2008 with your critical infrastructure? While this session may not answer all your questions, it does endeavor to take a non-biased and candid look into some of the biggest strengths, and weaknesses, of Hyper-V 2008 when compared against VMware vSphere ESXi from someone who is a definite fan of both. The session will also provide some of the reasons why Hyper-V 2008 will never do some of the things VMware vsphere does as well as how Microsoft is addressing some of them. Most importantly, we’ll discuss some tips and criteria you can use to help you in your comparison to decide which platform is right for you.