Picture this: You've just been involved in a minor car accident. Thankfully, you have car insurance, and while you hoped to never use it, it sits available at a moment’s notice. In the business world, that's the essence of Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS). It's like insurance for your critical data and applications: it might seem unnecessary at first, but when disaster strikes, you'll be grateful for the investment.
As the leader in the virtualization landscape, VMware introduced vSphere 8 Update 1 in April 2023. With its impressive improvements in security, automation, and storage, the new update prioritizes stability and expands on the groundwork of vSphere 8. This means customers can expect a seamless approach to VM management and improved cluster design that will not require new license keys. After a recent conversation with VMware expert Mark Gabryjelski, we identify and summarize our findings of Update 1.
Has your on-prem virtual host environment become saturated? Many organizations don’t want to admit to this, so here’s a good truth indicator to help answer the question: If your IT team is forced to perform basic maintenance on your virtual host infrastructure during evening, night, or weekend hours because there is no capacity to bring down infrastructure components during normal business operations, your answer is probably yes.
In today's highly competitive service industry, one of the most common issues IT professionals encounter originates from clients who fail to anticipate future needs. Fortunately, VMware has developed a solution: optimized cluster design. This feature maximizes performance and ensures IT professionals can successfully meet rising customer expectations and overcome fluctuating demand.
As enterprises strive to meet business goals while using increasingly varied IT applications, a growing need eventually emerges to validate and upgrade the underlying infrastructures to keep up with business demand. Infrastructure testing is a vital step in staying ahead of the ever-increasing IT complexities, but is your business doing this frequently and effectively enough?
To advance business growth and forward-thinking digital strategy, organizations consistently invest in IT infrastructures. As businesses across all industries strive to meet their goals for increasingly varied applications in a demanding market, a growing need emerges to validate and upgrade the underlying infrastructures. Testing only your applications will not be enough to defend your infrastructure from a variety of risks. Infrastructure testing is a vital step in staying ahead of the ever-increasing IT complexities, but is your business doing this frequently and effectively enough? Read on to learn about the importance of infrastructure testing and why our team recommends it.
As enterprises push forward with digital transformation initiatives in the face of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s apparent that modernization of application and software development is a critical part of a holistic approach. In fact, according to a recent survey of 5,000 executive-level respondents:
In today’s multi-cloud era, desktop virtualization is at the top of the list of IT priorities for organizations of all sizes. Business leaders wish to deliver virtual desktops and applications that offer the flexibility to respond to rapidly changing demands without the complexities associated with managing on-premises infrastructure.
Every enterprise has its own library of applications and many of these libraries include a core set of applications that, while older, still play an incredibly important part in the day-to-day operations of your enterprise. However, as enterprises prioritize digital transformation these legacy applications may start lagging behind and integration complexity grows. That’s where application modernization comes in.
After being popularized and exploding onto the IT scene almost a decade ago, the usage and management of containers is still evolving as new and more efficient organization strategies and tools are developed.