Containers Vs. VMs: performance variations

Containers Vs. VMs: performance variations

2016 saw containerization (container-based virtualization) take off as a way for companies to utilize virtual platforms more efficiently. While containers use less resources than their virtual machine (VM) counterparts, performance differences are subtle and don’t necessarily make containers better. For more information on understanding the differences between containers and virtual machines, check out what these […]

vSphere features simplify virtualization

vSphere features simplify virtualization

VMWorld 2016 just wrapped up and developers are rolling out the new version of vSphere 6.5, complete with plenty of upgraded features to make your business life easier. The updated version includes new security and installation features as well as a simplified user experience. Find out about the new updates and how they can help […]

What you should know about vSpace Pro 10

What you should know about vSpace Pro 10

Business owners always look for ways to integrate and streamline business operations to make them cost-effective, efficient, and easy to follow. This includes computing and technology use. vSpace Pro 10 has been introduced as a way to simplify the virtual desktop infrastructure that so many businesses rely upon. If you are a business owner wondering […]

Containers: virtualization’s newest trend

Containers: virtualization’s newest trend

In the past, when small- and medium-sized business owners needed to connect computers located in separate workspaces, virtualization was one of the best options. However, the field of virtualization has evolved to accommodate the increasing popularity of virtual containers. These safer, more portable, solutions are equally accessible to both businesses that already utilize virtualization technology […]

Virtualization enhances Edge’s security

Virtualization enhances Edge’s security

Microsoft has found a way to incorporate virtualization protocols into the security of its Edge browser. With the protection of internet browsing inside a virtual container, hackers have a harder time exploiting unsuspecting web users. Read on to discover whether this development will compel you to switch internet browsers in your office. Browsers are one […]

Virtual networks: the future of security

Virtual networks: the future of security

For the average business owner, a virtualized network may not seem groundbreaking. And until recently, even the team at VMware didn’t realize just what they could do with it. Now that they’ve publicly announced what they’re calling “Project Goldilocks,” we finally see how relevant it is. Every small- or medium-sized business is concerned with endpoint […]

Are your VMware machines up to date?

Are your VMware machines up to date?

Until now, virtualization hadn’t been targeted by cyber attackers with the same vigor as other small- and medium-sized business IT solutions. Whether it was because of the inherent security of virtualization or because of the relatively narrow scope of its adoption, this is no longer the case. VMware, one of the leading virtualization software vendors, […]

Citrix’s XenApp gets a cloud boost from Azure

Citrix’s XenApp gets a cloud boost from Azure

Microsoft’s Azure and Citrix’s XenApp have done a lot to move virtualization services into the mainstream over the years. So, with the announcement that the two companies will work together to combine their platforms into a new cloud-based application delivery system, it’s understandable why there is so much excitement within the industry. Let’s dig deeper […]

Network virtualization: why you should care

Network virtualization: why you should care

As difficult as virtualization may be to understand, it continues to march toward widespread adoption. Up until now, the service was mostly limited to making hardware and software resources better allocated based on needs. However, corporate bigwigs AT&T and Verizon are jumping into the game by adding the option to virtualize network services. We’ve broken […]