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This article is part of the January 2011, Vol. 30 issue of Remote server management options for virtual data centers
This tip is the first in a three-part series on remote server management. Read the second tip on choosing remote server administration tools. You can also read part three on best practices for remote server management. There is no doubt that organizations are embracing server consolidation to improve efficiency and save money. But although the footprint of the primary data center may be shrinking, getting essential services and applications to branches and partners usually means deploying a remote server. This tip helps IT administrators understand how to manage and maintain those remote servers quickly and efficiently. Driving factors behind remote servers The need for remote servers is driven by the need for business software performance and practicality. It is, at least theoretically, possible for a server to provide services for a global user base, but achieving an acceptable user experience at an economical price point can be a considerable challenge. More resources on remote server management KVM streamlines remote server management Remote server ... Access >>>
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Exploring remote server management options
by Stephen J. Bigelow, Senior Technology Editor
Today's remote server administration tools give IT pros more choices to monitor and control entire data centers from across town or around the world.
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by Frank J. Ohlhorst, Contributor
Performance monitoring can improve resource allocation and increase efficiency, boosting virtualization performance and increasing your ROI.
- Exploring remote server management options by Stephen J. Bigelow, Senior Technology Editor
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