Managing Cloud Servers, Virtualization and Data

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jul 13, 2010

Data management was already a challenge when the enterprise was limited to the data center walls. This IT Business Edge article discusses challenges that many enterprises face with new cloud computing and server virtualization technologies.

Virtualization and the cloud simplifies hardware infrastructure but creates a data management challenge.

"IT services are being delivered over a distributed and layered infrastructure. For example, e-commerce depends on front-end Web application servers, back-end databases, active directories, and a host of other components. In the past, the distributed infrastructure was internal to the enterprise and thus easily manageable.

"Enterprises need a way to see the performance of their IT infrastructure from a service-oriented view or perspective versus a purely hardware and technology perspective.'"

Read the Full "Data Management in the Cloud" Story at IT Business Edge

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