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Yankee Group advises: Management challenges?

Hamilton talks about the dangers of manual methods. It indeed is crucial or managers to have all their ITIL, Change Management processes fully appraised of the new technology which will impose some new challenges. The deal is pretty simple: No matter if you start small or big, just have a plan that encompasses issues like:

- Provisioning
- Internal Licensing policies (to prevent a VM sprawl!)
- Auditing
- Security

As virtualization adds flexibility and mobility to server resources it also increases the complexity of the environment in which the technology lives. Network World Senior Editor Denise Dubie talks with George Hamilton, director of Yankee Group's enabling technologies enterprise group, about what network managers need to do to get ahead of the management nightmare virtualization could introduce to their networks.

Check out the podcast. (I found it interesting to listen)


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