Resources (27)

  1. Free eBook: The Gorilla Guide to... VMware vRealize Operations by vExpert, David M Davis

    After publishing over 50 blog posts on VMware vRealize Operations Manager and after working with the solution for 3+ years, I decided to consolidate that knowledge into a book. My hope is that, out of this book, many more IT Professionals can learn the value of VMware vRealize Operations, its ease of use, and how it can help them to transform their IT operations. The new Gorilla Guide to... VMw… Read More

  2. VMworld 2018 Highlights Seven Key 2018 Tech Trends

    The annual virtualization confab will feature many of IT trends for 2018—containers, 5G and edge computing— that are critical for IT managers to consider. It’s been said that IT infrastructure isn’t sexy anymore. Many in the technology industry now regard the application layer as the hotspot for innovation and agility. But over the past several years, IT infrastructure has helped drive… Read More

  3. Virtualization Optimization EcoCast

    Virtualization may have done more to change the data center than any other data center technology in recent history. With it came increased utilization and consolidation, increased availability and recovery capabilities, operational efficiency, and for many adopters, decreased costs. Despite these dramatic improvements, virtualization also introduced some unforeseen challenges. Virtualization g… Learn More

    • Virtualization
  4. Interview with VMware's Mahesh Kumar: Drastically Reducing the Time to Value of Cloud Management

    The ActualTech Media RoadCast is an ongoing series of short videos wherein ActualTech Media technologists hit the road to discuss the current state of enterprise IT with industry experts around the world. In this video, the team interviews Mahesh Kumar from VMware. Watch Now

    • Virtualization
  5. The Definitive Guide to Virtualization Management Software

    Understanding, Analyzing, and Selecting the Best Virtualization Management Features and Software Download Now

    • Virtualization
  6. 2015 State of SMB IT Infrastructure Survey Results

    ActualTech Media surveyed 1,227 technologists in early 2015 as a part of our State of SMB IT Infrastructure Survey. The responses to this very popular survey yielded some surprising results! Download Now

    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  7. 2015 State of Virtualization and Storage Management — Survey Results

    Read on to discover the state of virtualization and storage management in the data center as of 2015. Download Now

    • Virtualization
  8. Solving the Five Most Common VMware Virtual Machine Issues

    Based on the analysis of several million virtual machines by opvizor, it’s likely that you have already experienced, or will soon experience, one or more of the most common virtual machine issues. Rather than struggling to solve these issues (and possibly cause downtime in the process) why not solve these issues before they ever happen? In this whitepaper, you will learn about the top five most… Download Now

    • Virtualization
  9. The Cure For The Seven Deadly Desktop Management Pain Points

    Virtualization Technologies Are Transforming Desktop Management and Reshaping the Desktop Administrator’s Role Download Now

    • Virtualization
  10. 2017 State of Storage in Virtuallization

    For the second year, Tegile has partnered with ActualTech Media to research how storage and virtualization trends track with one another and how respondents view technologies such as VMware’s VVols. With responses from more than 700 IT pros and IT leaders, you will discover the applications and storage characteristics that are important today and how respondents’ thoughts have shifted over the… Download Now

    • Virtualization
  11. 2016 State of Storage in Virtualization

    With the rise of viable flash storage, entire new markets are being created and led by this technology. Download Now

    • Virtualization
  12. Architecting Large Virtualization Environments Using Web-Scale Storage

    When virtualization first came on the scene earlier this millennium, projects were generally limited to non- strategic server consolidation efforts and ancillary services. Mission critical services remained firmly in the physical world. Over the next few years, though, as the hypervisor realm became more trusted, more agile, and more dependable, IT decision makers started to view the hypervisor en… Download Now

    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  13. Solving the Top 5 Virtualized Application and Infrastructure Problems

    Too many companies find themselves lost and have more questions than answers. Learn how to solve the top 5 virtualized application and infrastructure problems. Download Now

    • Virtualization
  14. VMware Cloud Foundation 101

    On this exclusive webinar, we’ll dive into the key technical aspects of a modern, unified Software-Defined Data Center delivered through VMware Cloud Foundation. You’ll gain a deep understanding of the Cloud Foundation architecture and the automation of lifecycle management to include initial bring up and configuration, workload domain provisioning, and patching and upgrading operations.… Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Virtualization
  15. Monitoring & Performance Ecocast

    Today’s enterprise datacenters have become so complex that even teams of experts struggle to keep critical applications running at peak performance to meet the end user expectation of the “ALWAYS ON data center. What infrastructure administrators really need are smart tools that can give them visibility across silos, through clouds, and into applications. But how do you get there? How do you… Learn More

    • Monitoring
    • Virtualization
  16. Machine Learning Based IT Analytics: X-Ray Vision for Your Virtual Environment

    New machine-learning based IT analytics tools are allowing IT pros to see across infrastructure silos and into the complex interactions between components. What does this new holistic approach mean for today’s IT teams? How does it fit in with traditional application monitoring and analytics tools? In this webinar David Davis will review the emerging landscape of IT operations analytics. He w… Learn More

    • Monitoring
    • Virtualization
  17. Easy, Risk-Free Ways to Right Size Your VMware Environment

    According to leading analysts, 80 percent of today’s virtual data centers are as much as 80 percent over-provisioned - an issue that is wasting tens of thousands of dollars annually. IT managers face a variety of challenges related to correctly provisioning a virtual infrastructure. They need to stay within budget while avoiding network over-provisioning may at first seem like it resolved the pe… Learn More

    • Monitoring
    • Virtualization
  18. Data Center Madness - Round 3

    Tried and true? Or new and efficient? These titans duke it out in the third round—and there can only be one winner. How will IT processes and constructs stand the test of next-generation applications and data centers? Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Hyperconvergence
    • Special Webinars
    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  19. Data Center Madness - Round 2

    In the second round of March DC Madness, we’re all about applications. How will applications evolve in the age of cloud? How will they be run? Watch the referee for this one—it’ll be a heated match-up! Learn More

    • Cloud
    • Hyperconvergence
    • Storage
    • Virtualization
  20. Stopping Alert Storms and Finding Root Cause in VMware vSphere Infrastructures

    vSphere infrastructures are complex and, in many ways, a house of cards. With one outage in a shared area, a massive snowball of outages will happen across the infrastructures. Traditional tools alert when specific thresholds are hit and cause alert storage that mask the real cause of the problem that result in even further downtime. Register for this webinar to learn about a new machine learni… Learn More

    • Monitoring
    • Virtualization