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Learn how CIOs are reaping the benefits of adopting multi-cloud technology and how you can
select the right cloud platform for your organization with these resources from Dell.
Docker's name has become synonymous with containers, but there are other container management tools available.
Containers have rapidly come into focus as an option for deploying applications, but they have limitations and are fundamentally different from VMs.
Virtualizing database servers is no longer taboo, but you can still experience performance problems if it's not correctly configured.
Something as small as a flash drive can be a danger to your virtual machines and the data inside them. Make sure to keep your info secure.
A new version of vSphere wasn't announced at VMworld, but the new technologies that were left users excited for the future
When it comes to VMware vMSC deployment, two factors to keep in mind are distance and storage subsystems.
VMworld may have been a letdown in terms of desktop virtualization news, but VMware did announce Horizon 6.2 and update its EVO:RACK plans, which should interest large VDI shops.
Not everyone will need Linux virtual desktops, but one bonus that could sway organizations is not dealing with Windows VDI licensing costs.
Type 1 hypervisors used to provide a superior user experience, but advances in desktop and laptop technology have erased that advantage, and Type 2 client hypervisors are now back en vogue.
AWS shops are eager for relief setting up Elasticsearch clusters, even if integration with one important tool still requires some manual intervention.
Companies that send and receive bulk email look forward to taking advantage of a major new Amazon SES capability.
Enterprises can struggle managing different cloud interfaces but can more easily coordinate resources by using Chef with AWS.
New Linux server administrators will find mounting storage devices very different than they have seen on Windows servers.
These IT cost-cutting tricks applied in data center labs can result in big savings.
Should data centers use SAS- or PCIe-based on-server flash devices? What options are out there for SSDs on servers?
Although Windows Server has a built-in backup tool, third-party tools offer useful capabilities, such as reporting and alerting features, to help admins back up Active Directory.
I need to back up Active Directory, but I'm not sure which method to use. What are my options for a painless backup and restoration effort?
How much do you know about securing Active Directory and Microsoft Azure? This quiz will test your knowledge of the best tools to protect Windows.
George Lawton looks at the best ways companies can maintain compliance through social media governance as business transactions move away from email.
Here are several options for incorporating mobile apps as part of a legacy system modernization effort. Approaches include vendor apps and writing APIs.
SOA governance tools can help keep projects on track, and vendors have been releasing a plethora of options. Find out how they stack up in this article.
Talent management software can help contact centers make more technology-driven decisions to better judge recruiting and agent retention practices.
A year after its release, Salesforce Lightning is beneficial to business users -- but we talk to a Salesforce admin who discusses what still needs work.
As Salesforce pushes its IoT Cloud, companies must be ready and willing to properly handle the massive influx of device data coming their way.