7 cases where virtualization does more harm than good

Virtualization has been a lifesaver for many IT departments, helping them cut costs and boost efficiency. But that doesn’t mean it’s the best solution in every situation. 

5 physical security measures IT departments shouldn’t miss

When IT pros hear “security,” they most likely think about protecting data from cyberattacks. But it’s also important to pay attention to the physical security of sensitive information. 

4 steps to take before virtualizing servers

By now, you’ve likely heard a lot about the benefits of virtualization. But is your company ready to take advantage?

5 ways to cut power costs

Though it might not get as much attention as big hardware and software purchases, energy use is a large part of an IT department’s budget — and one that can usually be trimmed significantly.

Critical vulnerabilities found in NASA’s network

Data security isn’t rocket science. In fact, it may be more difficult, as this recent event shows:

Virtualization is IT’s top priority this year

Early numbers indicate most IT departments will have some extra cash to work with in 2011. Where will they spend it?

Looking to virtualize? Check this area first

What’s the number one problem that keeps virtualization deployments from working as well as they should?

Server virtualization catching on

According to recent research, more businesses are turning to virtualization to save on IT infrastructure costs.

Turn up the heat in your data center

With summer approaching, IT departments are starting to worry about cooling data centers. But one energy expert says not to worry too much.