Scott Lowe Blog

Last Updated on 24 June 2014, Total: 393 Blog Posts

In this space, I'll be sharing with you my thoughts, experiences, trials and successes with all things virtual, from everyday server virtualization to the VDI panacea. I'll provide a broad look at the whole market, from VMware to Microsoft to Xen to Parallels, and explain where each fits and doesn't fit. In this space, you'll also gain up-to-the-minute information about

393 News
  1. Windows Server 2012 R2 editions overview

    You probably know that the Standard and Data Center editions of Windows Server 2012 R2 are identical in everything except licensing... Read More

  2. Getting SMBs on board with virtualization

    Personally, I can’t imagine taking a physical first approach to deploying any new workloads today... Read More

  3. Which edition of Windows Server 2012 R2 should you choose for VMs?

    There was a day not too long ago when it mattered what edition of Windows Server was deployed at the virtual machine layer... Read More

  4. Nimble Storage = IPO success!

    In a sign that storage upstarts are here to stay, hybrid storage vendor Nimble Storage this week successfully completed their initial public offering, raising a cool $168 million at a stock price of $21, valuing the company at $1.5 billion. By the end of the day, the stock jumped to well over $30, valuing the company at $2.2 billion... Read More

  5. Infinio Acclerator now generally available

    The rise of software continues with the general availability of Infinio's Accelerator product... Read More

  6. Another cloud player shuts its doors

    Are we seeing the beginnings of a consolidation in the cloud provider market?... Read More

  7. What is the difference between emulation vs. virtualization?

    For many, emulation and virtualization go hand in hand, but there are actually some really key differences... Read More

  8. Some major trends in today's virtualization space

    Virtualization continues to take the data center by storm. What are some trends that we are seeing as time goes on?... Read More

  9. On-premises data centers still rule the roost

    Although cloud hype is high, reality may paint a different picture for how this technology makes its way into the enterprise... Read More

  10. Veeam v7 ships in three editions

    Veeam has shipped v7 of their flagship backup and recovery product and ships in three editions... Read More