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How to choose a colocation data centre: A UK guide
The decision to use colocation data centre services shouldn't be taken lightly. Choosing the wrong provider, suffering outages and running services from an amateur-looking environment could not only cost you financially but also damage your professional reputation.
A guide to virtualisation management
As interest in virtualisation continues to evolve, the management of a virtual environment becomes more and more important. This guide is designed to help you get the management process right. Find the latest virtualisation management news, tips, and expert responses in this brand-new compilation.
UK virtualisation training courses overview
Virtualisation technology keeps maturing, and training courses are essential for IT professionals to keep up. Whether you're just starting to build a virtual server farm or you're dealing with advanced server or desktop virtualisation techniques, you'll find the right class to meet your needs. Available virtualisation training courses include instructional sessions on VMware, Microsoft and Citrix virtual server platforms, as well as other virtualisation technologies and major vendor certifications.
A guide to VMware vCenter Server Heartbeat
Mike Laverick offers a four-part series on how to successfully install and operate VMware's vCenter Server Heartbeat..
Small business software myth: VMware costs way too much
A stubborn, and popular, urban myth that surrounds VMware vSphere is that it represents some kind of “race horse” of virtualisation and that the vendor’s product is more expensive when compared to alternatives from its competitors. A consequence of this myth is that it makes vSphere sound like an “enterprise-only” product, which isn’t a good fit for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Despite what VMware’s competition says, nothing could be further from the truth.
UK cloud computing providers directory
Cloud computing continues to mature in the UK, as hosting providers add services and traditional mobile phone companies expand their purview. For many cloud users, data protection is top priority, especially for small businesses looking for better data security solutions. Using cloud services can also add flexibility and bulk up what an organisation can do with IT.
This was first published in February 2011