Virtual Cloud Management Challenges

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jul 8, 2010


The challenges associated with managing virtual systems are well-known: virtual sprawl, network provisioning, traffic and data management. Virtual cloud management, however, brings forth a whole new set of challenges. This IT Business Edge report suggests that one of the virtual cloud challenges is maintaining a consistent management environment even as new forms of virtualization are introduced into the enterprise.


The cloud presents a whole new set of virtual management challenges.

"One of the challenges is maintaining a consistent management environment even as new forms of virtualization are introduced into the enterprise. That was a key consideration for Red Hat's Enterprise Virtualization 2.2 platform, which seeks to bring both server and desktop virtualization under one roof. The package provides hosting and management capabilities for Windows and Linux virtual machines and incorporates the company's Hosted Virtual Desktop module that provides a Web-based connection broker, open source SPICE-based remote rendering and desktop pooling capability. And in a bid for greater market share, it has a V2V automation tool that simplifies the conversion of VMware and Xen images into Red Hat."

Read the Full "The Next Phase of Virtual/Cloud Management" Story at IT Business Edge

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