Author Archive | Ted Hall

Virtualization Realized: Promoting Enterprise Value Now

The IT world will come to remember the last two years as the time when the concept of virtualization went mainstream. Thinking virtual has become second nature for IT infrastructure — from datacenter to desktop. Where do things stand from an industry standpoint? How can your organization keep sight of the long-term business benefits? Find […]

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Virtualization=good: Gaps in architecture=bad

I was recently talking with my colleague, Wai Chung, about  the design of complicated data architecture. He had a number of insights to offer that I thought readers would find very relevant. After paying him in advance with a few beers, he was kind enought to document his thoughts in the following article. I hope […]

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Cloud Computing IS Virtualization

With all of the press about cloud computing bombarding you, remember that it all starts with virtualization. Whether you are just starting to virtualize your datacenter or are a seasoned veteran of virtualization’s growth over the last ten years, the virtual environment for cloud has to be robust.   Start with a review of a planned design or […]

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Start with an assessment before you virtualize

Any virtualization project whether it be cloud, datacenter or desktop should start with an infrastructure and/or business case assessment.  Looking at all of the virtualization projects we’ve done over the past few years, the ones that included an assessment in the beginning were the most successful and performed the best.  An assessment not only shows you […]

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