☁ Virtualization 2.0 – #VMWare #Cloud #Storage

Virtualization for Dummies PS by Wiley


You probably know the basics of Virtualization but want to improve your knowledge? If you are looking to gain insights on how to extend its benefits beyond your servers, to areas like backup and networking? Then you probably want to look at VMWare’s Virtuazliation 2.0 for Dummies by Wiley publishers.

Virtualization 2.0 For Dummies provides tips, insights and advice for understanding and managing a virtualized data center. It includes history on how virtualization got started, how it’s evolving, and examples of real-world outcomes it can deliver for your business.

Virtualization 2.0 For Dummies has the assumption’s that you understand how virtualization can benefit your business, and you have already taken the first steps in virtualizing your servers. Virtualization 2.0 For Dummies focuses on the details which you may not have had time to explore, such as:

– How Virtualization 2.0 is driving the next-generation data center, through capacity management and performance monitoring that delivers improved visibility, optimized planning and efficiency, more predictive control, high availability, and customized management dashboards. It also includes detailed use cases from real VMware customers who are embracing Virtualization 2.0.


– A deep dive into virtualization beyond the server, including operations management, virtualized backup, storage, and networking. This book shows you how they all work together to power today’s modern IT environment to better support your organisation’s goals.


– Business outcomes that can be achieved through Virtualization 2.0, like data center consolidation and standardization; streamlined, automated data center operations; and stronger security and compliance. It’ll cover how Virtualization 2.0 can help simplify routine backup and disaster recovery, and discuss how automating IT service delivery gives end-users access to the right tools at the right time, governed by the right policies.


– Preparing your IT environment for the next steps in your virtualization journey, with advice on storage options, security, and operations management so your migration succeeds without a hitch.
You’ll also get technical tips, best practices, and links to in-depth resources to help you save time setting up, managing, and troubleshooting your advanced virtualized environment.


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☁Developments in #Hybrid #Cloud – #Storage

Vmware - Hybrid Cloud
VMWare Hybrid Cloud – via vmware.com



With more and more companies looking to capitalize on the operational and economic benefits of hybrid cloud, we can take a closer look at the importance of adopting hybrid cloud strategies as part of wider IT infrastructure.

To discuss these benefits in more detail, and to help organizations make the business case for using hybrid cloud environments, IDC presentation via Vmware has some Data below which can help with the rise of hybrid clouds and the growing importance they have had in the market.

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The first part of this research can be found in the IDC Info brief below, which takes an overall look at hybrid cloud adoption and the drivers behind this.


Some of the key figures include:

– 70% believe hybrid cloud is critical or very important to achieving business goals
– Integration with non-cloud resources is most important to cloud strategy success
– 64% of organizations identify their cloud strategy as “Hybrid”



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☁Explosive Amount of Data #Storage #PS

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Data is the lifeblood of any organization and increasingly one of its most valuable assets. Now, more than ever, enterprises rely on data to maintain and grow their business.  But with data proliferating at an explosive pace, storing, backing up, securing, archiving and providing access to that data becomes increasingly difficult.

When the cloud came along it offered a paradigm shift for data management regardless of whether the organization was looking for a public cloud, private cloud or combining the two into a hybrid cloud. While the cloud brought many advantages to organizations, it also introduced a host of complications, particularly around data management. Data management with multiple point products became much more complicated in cloud environments, often resulting in diminishing returns.

There are many arguments and Studies with regards to using a single Vendor or multiple for your data management Software needs. Take the time and invest in valuable research before plunging into a single vendor or product to manage everything, since each company has different requirements, budget,  business plan.

Increasingly, enterprises are turning to the cloud to meet their compute and storage needs. The cloud, whether public, private or a hybrid of the two, offers numerous advantages with minimal investment upfront. As cloud technology matures, it is fast becoming the ideal medium on which to perform data management tasks.


Security,  Storage,  Networking,  Hybrid Cloud