Welcome to BlogNotions' Virtualization Blog

The BlogNotions Virtualization Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the virtualization space. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technologies being implemented, discussions of best practices, case studies of creative virtualization execution, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

NSX – The Saga Continues

I’ve written before about the difficulty as a user of getting hold of VMware’s NSX and about other problems with the release, but a small recap is in order. Founded in 2007, Nicira was bought by VMware in 2012 for its SDN platform. This consists of deep integration that combines the open VXLAN… Read More NSX – The […]

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Office 365: Yay or Nay?

If your company isn’t in the process of implementing Office 365 by this point, there’s a good chance that some IT team members are at least giving it some serious thought. As with many aspects of Microsoft Azure, Microsoft is marketing Office 365 as the ultimate solution—and a good number of CIOs… Read More Office 365: Yay […]

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Amazon WorkSpaces Cloud Desktop Service Now Offers Hourly Pricing

AWS has introduced a new way to consume its Amazon WorkSpaces cloud desktop service: desktops by the hour. The new service is designed to appeal to businesses with employees needing only occasional computer access and should allow many customers to reduce their costs, although buyers will need to pay close attention… Read More Amazon WorkSpaces Cloud […]

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Microsoft Open-Sourced PowerShell

In case you have not heard the news, Microsoft recently announced that the company is open sourcing PowerShell and will be bringing PowerShell to both Linux and OS X. Actually that is just part of it in that it is not just PowerShell that Microsoft has open sourced, but rather the .NET framework as well […]

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Chrome OS: From Education to the Enterprise

In less than four years, Google has completely overturned the educational computing market. In 2012, Chromebook sales were less than 1% of all devices shipped within the K–12 education market. By the end of 2013, shipments had increased to 25%. In May of this year, Chrome OS device sales (Chromebook… Read More Chrome OS: From […]

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VMTurbo rebranding to Turbonomic

Smart move in a world where “VM” or “vSomething” branding is moving away. I’m sure VMTurbo won’t be the only company (or person) to rebrand themselves by the end of 2017. The focus has shifted away from VM monitoring which has become harder and harder to differentiate. Most monitoring programs are looking for their niche, and […]

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Configure Nakivo Backup & Replication Transporter

In this post, we will talk about how to configure Nakivo Backup & Replication Transporter. The Transporter is the product component that does all of the heavy-lifting: it performs backup, replication, and recovery, as well as data compression, deduplication, and encryption. The transporter is also responsible for backup repository. Each backup repository must have an […]

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