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Infographic: The Changing Face of Virtualization

Nearly two decades have passed since VMware Virtual Platform first enabled companies to run multiple operating systems on a single host computer. Despite the maturity of virtualization technologies, virtual environments continue to increase in popularity and complexity, creating new opportunities and challenges for businesses today.

4 Virtualization Trends IT Professionals Need to Know About

Virtualization practices have come a long way since IBM released the first commercially available virtual product in 1972. And new trends are constantly emerging to help organizations get more from their virtual environments. So what does the future of virtualization look like?

In this post, we’ll explore four key virtualization trends that IT professionals should prepare for and training courses to keep you ahead of the virtualization curve.

Sneak Peek at Free Red Hat Fundamentals Courses

Together, Red Hat and New Horizons are bringing the top training offerings together for Open Stack development.

These free courses, along with additional training, will prepare students to pursue one of Red Hat’s coveted Linux certifications: Red Hat Certified System Administrator or Red Hat Certified Engineer. 82% of companies using online job boards to recruit for Linux positions specifically request Red Hat Certified Professionals. 

3 Reasons IT Pros Should Embrace Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop

Citrix XenApp and its close cousin Citrix XenDesktop are generally useful platforms for application and desktop virtualization, respectively. When done correctly, virtualization of these asset classes can yield substantial advantages for an organization, such as cost reductions in IT operations, superior flexibility in supporting remote sites and employees, and broader access to apps and desktops in Linux-based environments.

Why IT Pros Need to Know How to Handle Mobile Information Management with VMware

VMware is best known for its pioneering efforts in server virtualization, which it brought to the fore of enterprise IT throughout the 2000s. Building on that technical base, the company has since become a central player in every important sector of modern business technology, from network virtualization (through NSX, a billion-dollar business it created from its acquisition of Nicira Networks) to private cloud (via the vCloud Air product lines). VMware has also made inroads in mobile device management (also known as enterprise mobility management), primarily through AirWatch.


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