The Road to Better Visibility: Virtualization, the Cloud, and Managed Services

Cloud and virtualization both help deliver optimal resources, on-demand utilization, flexibility, and scalability. However, business owners often have to address issues that are common with computer networks such as unauthorized use, outside intrusion, data loss and technical support. A managed services solution that is well-planned, efficient, and cost-effective is crucial to maintaining a functioning network. By outsourcing service management, organizations can devote time and resources to more important aspects of the business, while critical systems and data are hosted in a secure environment. Learn more. Download now.

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Cloud Communications Services: Five Questions You Need to Address for Success

Many businesses have been successfully using cloud-based applications for years, but following this path for communications is much more recent. For some businesses cloud communications just means VoIP telephony, while others include applications such as video, text, chat, messaging, email, conferencing, etc. This guide addresses five key questions to help you determine how the cloud aligns with your business communications needs—including reasons to use the cloud, who the cloud is best for, whom... Read More

The VMTurbo Cloud Control Plane: Software-driven Control for the Software-defined Data Center

The software-defined data center has the potential to extend the agility, operational, and capital benefits of virtualization throughout the data center stack. This paper outlines the need for software-driven control—the intelligence or “control plane” that can take advantage of the new software-defined capabilities, enabling enterprises and service providers to achieve the true potential of software-defined flexibility.  Read More

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