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Virtualization technology has matured and is a critical infrastructure component in most modern data centers, especially as a trusted part of production environments. As our use of, and reliance on, virtualization technology continues to grow it is important that we are managing the technology  following best practices. Here are five best practice areas of focus to help ensure success in leveraging virtualization technology. 1. Monitor the Entire Infrastructure Stack. Virtualization touches almost all aspects of the data center including servers, storage and networking.  While most of the virtualization vendors provide tools to monitor and manage their technology, they rarely give an IT organization a comprehensive view into the entire stack of technology that virtualization touches. For example, understanding network traffic at a physical port, or being alerted to d... (more)