Virtualization is not the same as the cloud

Virtualization is not the same as the cloud

Virtualization and cloud computing are two technologies that have long been confusing business owners. But that shouldn’t be the case. Understanding the differences between the cloud and virtualization is the fastest way to use these technologies to your greatest advantage. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, […]

Having problems making virtualization work for you?

Having problems making virtualization work for you?

Do you have issues with enabling virtualization on your computer? Although this technology is known to be easy to implement and is supported by most modern computers, sometimes it still malfunctions. Hopefully, these tips can fix the issues. #1 Enable Virtualization in Your BIOS In most cases, virtualization won’t work because it’s disabled in your […]

Things you didn’t know about virtualization

Things you didn’t know about virtualization

In the past decade, virtualization has been considered one of the most cost-effective business solutions. It’s supposed to prevent unnecessary hardware purchases and promote effective IT management, but there are some hidden drawbacks with this technology. This is why we’ve uncovered the following management issues that you were previously unaware of. Backup Incorporating a robust […]

Initial Impressions of Windows Server 2019: Three key benefits for small businesses

Initial Impressions of Windows Server 2019: Three key benefits for small businesses

Okay, quick rundown of most businesses’ IT playbooks: They run everything on a network; the network is quarterbacked by a machine called a server; the server distributes data to workers who receive it on their desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones; and those receivers run with it until they hit pay dirt!

Touchdown, business in the information age! But how does the quarterback make it all happen? How do servers handle data, keep it protected, and pass it around to users inside and outside the company? Answer: an operating system handles it.

Virtualization and Windows Server 2019

Virtualization and Windows Server 2019

Microsoft’s Windows Server operating systems are complicated enough to warrant their own certification program. However, small businesses can take full advantage of the features included in the latest version of this software by moving to an outsourced IT support model. Here’s what you miss out on if you keep everything in house.   Windows Server […]

Hypervisors: potential risks and threats

Hypervisors: potential risks and threats

The virtualization trend is still going strong, offering businesses streamlined resource management and massive cost-saving potential, but just like every technology, it has its fair share of security risks. In fact, a virtualization solution is only as secure as the hypervisors that support it. What is a hypervisor and what are its risks? For those […]

Virtual desktop or Container: How to choose

Virtual desktop or Container: How to choose

It’s getting harder and harder for small-business owners to make informed IT decisions. There’s a paradox of choice as the market becomes overrun with solutions that are equal parts affordable and confusing. Today we’re going to make your life a little easier by breaking down why you should care about the virtual desktops vs. containers […]

Beginner’s guide to virtualization

Beginner’s guide to virtualization

Deciding to invest in virtualization technology is one of the easiest decisions you can make. By consolidating computing resources into physical servers, businesses can enjoy easy IT management and massive cost savings. What’s not so easy, however, is the deployment process, which requires careful planning and implementation of best practices. Here’s what you need to […]

Benefits of virtualization for healthcare

Benefits of virtualization for healthcare

Compared to organizations in other industries, healthcare practitioners are having difficulty adopting new technology. Providers are understandably hesitant about storing electronic health records (EHRs) in the cloud, but there is another option. Virtualization increases IT stability and efficiency and keeps your most sensitive information on site. What is virtualization? There are countless ways for healthcare […]