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Virtualization, VMware vSphere 5.0, IT Trends 2012

Virtualization, VMware 5.0, IT Trends 2012

Of the top ten key IT trends for 2012, Network World ranks Virtualization as number one. 

At the Gartner Symposium IT/Expo, David Cappuccio, managing vice president and chief of research for the Infrastructure teams with Gartner, said the Top 10 Trends show how IT is changing in that many of them in the past been outside the traditional purview of IT, but they will all affect how IT does its job in the future.

The evolution of virtualization: Cappuccio says virtualization will ultimately drive more companies to treat IT like a business. The danger during the next few years will be in following a specific vendor’s vision, though it is unlikely that any one vendor’s vision will prevail. Users should have their own visions of architecture control, and build toward it with a constantly updated strategic plan.

The good news is that here at Babsim we recognize this, and we have just what you need to get your virtualization skills up to par.  On November 7th, we will have our brand new VMw-1300: VMware vSphere 5.0 with ESXi and vCenter course. 

This class is suitable for:  

 -Anyone who wants to learn how to extract the maximum benefit from their investment in Virtual Infrastructure including System architects or others who need to design virtual infrastructure. 

-Security specialists responsible for monitor managing securing and administering Virtual Infrastructure. 

-Operators responsible for day to day operation of Virtual Infrastructure.  Performance and capacity analysts who need to understand provision monitor and performance tune Virtual Infrastructure. 

-Backup Administrators who need to understand the impact of existing and new back up strategies in a virtual environment. 

-Business Continuity specialists responsible for disaster recovery and high availability.

-Storage administrators who need to understand how VMware ESX uses Fibre SAN and iSCSI.

-SAN volumes and NAS data stores.

-Managers who need an unbiased understanding of virtualization before committing their organization to a virtual infrastructure deployment 

Social Networks were number 6 on the list, which is very fitting, as this week’s Facebook promotion is for the VMware 5.0 class.  Like our page and get some savings on the class price.  Now there is no excuse for you not to sign up!

You can check out the full article from Network World here.