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Data security in the cloud, Cloud computing standards and compliance, Cloud governance
Cloud computing pricing and economics, Negotiating service-level agreements and billing with cloud providers, Cloud management and monitoring, Cloud disaster recovery
Platform as a Service and cloud computing, Cloud development and testing, Cloud APIs and frameworks, Big data and BI, Building scalable websites in the cloud, High-performance computing in the cloud
Software as a Service and cloud computing, Enterprise application integration with cloud providers, XaaS, Mobile cloud applications, Network and application performance in the cloud, Cloud desktop and application delivery
Cloud architecture design, Private cloud providers, Hybrid cloud, Cloud computing and virtualization
Amazon Web Services cloud, Public cloud providers, IaaS cloud deployment strategies, Open source cloud computing
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.
Automation software usually represents a significant investment, but can it actually help save some money?
Tools like Microsoft's System Center can help admins manage virtual machines, but can they also improve server power consumption?
Virtualization offers many advantages, including workload portability and dynamic resource provisioning, but how do these translate into power savings?
Setting CPU affinity on a VM will probably cause performance to degrade and make the VM much harder to manage.
The HotAdd function speeds up backups in vSphere Data Protection, but certain requirements must be met to mount a disk.
A certain amount of data will need to be backed up before the advantage of deduplication in vSphere Data Protection will become apparent.
Desktop virtualization vendors don't need to be able to manage images or provisioning anymore because shops can take care of that on their own. Vendors just need to focus on managing users and apps.
There are a few ways admins can provide users with the hardware that makes it possible to access their virtual desktops. Get to know the three major options.
Amazon has made the app purchase, delivery and management process easier for DaaS customers but is still catching up in the market.
AWS recently increased EBS volume sizes, enabling companies to store up to 16 TB. What steps do we need to take to resize an EBS volume?
Improperly configuring Elastic Load Balancing and Auto Scaling Groups in Elastic Beanstalk can harm AWS app performance. Avoid these setup mistakes.
Developers can build Web or back-end applications in Elastic Beanstalk. Once the apps are up and running, they can use the dashboard to monitor their health.
Eco UPS installations promise higher energy efficiency in the data center, with new designs that respond quickly to an outage.
The billions of Internet connected devices in the IoT wave introduce new data center security concerns that IT managers must head off at the pass.
Several tools and techniques let data center systems administrators work with multiple server OSes on one host system, and manage it effectively.
Desired State Configuration is a solid choice for administrators who have PowerShell chops. Here's an introduction.
Microsoft issued patches across 11 bulletins addressing 25 vulnerabilities for April's Patch Tuesday, and rolled out Skype for Business to Office 365 customers.
What's more (or less) Server Core than Server Core? Microsoft's Nano Server, expected in the next release of Windows Server, will be all about PowerShell management.
Lean Six Sigma and BPM are intended to improve business optimization. Learn how working with both improves long-term goals.
Here are some factors to consider when weighing the applicability of taking a single-page application approach to all or part of your BPM application.
Experts suggest that terms like 'microservices' and '12-factor apps' may not signal the death of SOA, but are simply a new name for an old technique.
Company investments in contact center agents, facilities and technology can be an enemy to profits. The virtual contact center model may defray some costs.
Companies tend to focus on the events leading up to a sale. But research suggests that post-sale interaction is key for long-term relationships.
Companies now see online self-service options as a must-have for customer experience strategy.