Virtualization Technology: 10 Things You Should Know Before VMs Take Over Your Data Center

 
 
By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2009-10-16
 
 
 

10 Things You Should Know Before VMs Take Over Your Data Center

 

10 Things You Should Know Before VMs Take Over Your Data Center

Dont Let the Cloud Become a Gathering Storm

The cloud business model creates the potential for delivering lower-cost services, greater IT agility, more flexibility and better user experiences. But an uncontrolled approach to cloud could cause some IT headaches. In fact, many organizations are unaware they face issues because their staffs have started to use the cloud approach for IT provisioning.

Dont Let the Cloud Become a Gathering Storm

Proliferation of Renegade Clouds

It is simple to create and provision cloud services. But here's the issue: Cloud environments start springing up where they shouldn't, violating departmental borders, duplicating services, and operating outside the auspices of the IT shop. By allowing an unmanaged, unstructured approach to cloud computing usage, a new phenomenon emerges