Virtualization Tips and Tricks

For and Against Virtualization by Glen Knight

In today's IT infrastructure when Virtualization is the hot topic, more and more organisations large and small are looking to investigate the pro's and con's of Virtualization. Virtualization technology has been around for years in one form or another and has improved significantly in what it offers the consumer.  But is it necessary? Should you be doing it? What I will try to do here is provide you with a rundown of the pro's and con's of server Virtualization. Let's start off with the con's because I always like to end on a positive note :) Virtualization Technologies There are a number of different vendors providing hypervisor type technology, the major players being Citrix, VMWare and Microsoft.  It can often be difficult to identify the differences between each product and … Continue reading