Thinking of switching from VMware to Hyper-V? Microsoft is breaking out all the stops to poach their competitor’s customers, even offering free licenses to Windows Server Datacenter. With Microsoft’s imminent release of Windows Server 2016, scheduled for September with its new per-core licensing, it seems Microsoft is trying to get as many converts before the new product release.
So you’ve decided to go virtual with your servers. You’ve weighed up the pros and cons of making a physical to virtual (P2V) server transition, and you’ve decided it is right for your business. The next step is to figure out the hardware you need to use. Even though you’re going virtual, your server still
Welcome to the first in a series of articles about virtual servers, whether they’re right for your business, and if so, how to go about setting one up. Our first article explains just what virtual servers are for newcomers, or just those looking for a refresher. So what exactly is taking your servers ‘virtual’? Maybe
There’s a lot of hype about virtual machines. It’s nothing new; lots of companies have been steadily making the shift towards virtualization for years now. Chances are your competitors are already using them, so should you be? Will they really revolutionize IT for your business? Are they really worth the investment? Woah, so many questions!