Containers vs. Virtual Machines

Containers vs. Virtual Machines

Virtual machines are a robust platform for storing data, documents and applications for most organizations today. But with the emergence of containers, another platform for virtual file storage, the question arises: which platform is right for my business? With that in mind, let’s take a look at how containers and virtual machines differ and which would be best for your organization.

4 things to ask if you aren’t yet virtualizing

4 things to ask if you aren’t yet virtualizing

There’s no question about it, powering your IT equipment costs money. But the real question is just how much money? If you’ve never taken the time to run the numbers, you may be in for a big surprise. That’s why we’ve compiled four questions you need to ask yourself when you’re considering virtualization.

Cloud Computing or Virtualization?

Cloud Computing or Virtualization?

To migrate to the Cloud or virtualize your machines? That is the question. Both Virtualization and Cloud Computing have benefits. But figuring out which one is right for your organization is another story. If you’re having trouble deciding which technology is the best choice for the future of your business, this article will help you figure it out.

3 tips to get you started with virtualization

3 tips to get you started with virtualization

You’ve likely heard of virtualization. It’s the ability to move both hardware and software out of your office to a vendor offsite – therefore freeing up office space and cutting costs. This likely sounds like a dream come true for small businesses, whose overheads need to be kept to a minimum.

Virtualization 101

Virtualization 101

Productivity and cost-efficiency are two key factors of a successful business. However, these factors can be compromised due to financial issues brought about by using traditional in-house server models. One option at your disposal that could help you realize better success is virtualization.

Virtualize your business now

Virtualization_Feb24_ARunning a small/mid-sized business can be just as daunting as operating a large enterprise. If you are ambitious to improve your business, then virtualizing your systems might be just the development you’re looking for. Aside from being a cost-effective solution, virtualization can also boost the efficiency of your enterprise’s IT infrastructure.

Does virtualization = the cloud?

Virtualization_Dec02_AOne of the most popular tech terms of the past year, and more, is ‘the cloud’. It seems like businesses the world over are not only interested in finding out more, but are now starting to integrate it into their work environments. When you hear experts talk about the cloud, they often also mention virtualization.

5 systems that can be virtualized

Virtualization_Oct16_AVirtualization is the creation of a virtual version of a physical technological service or solution. While this concept can be seemingly complex, it does bring benefits to companies, especially small businesses, that can’t be passed up. If your company is curious about moving your systems to a virtual environment, it can be a little confusing as to which should be moved.

7 useful virtualization terms

Virtualization_June19_AThe vast majority of small to medium businesses rely on technology to be able to work, but lack the budget to upgrade to new systems when something better comes along. That’s why the idea of virtualizing existing systems – moving them from a physical location to a digital one – is so appealing.