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Converged infrastructures can be a perfect fit for virtualized data centers, but only when considering the logistical and financial implications.
Squeeze more KVM virtual machines onto your physical servers by implementing these memory swap strategies.
Virtualization capabilities can enhance a company’s disaster avoidance and recovery process, but companies must weigh business needs to decide which approach is right.
VMware's NSX network virtualization product offers advanced security measures the company is calling micro-segmentation to extend protection of the data center all the way down to the hypervisor kernel. Will it replace VMware vCloud Networking & Security over time?
VMware's Duncan Epping talks about the advantages of a virtual storage appliance, how VSAN works when an SSD drive breaks and more.
In virtualization's evolution from servers to the cloud, VMware has several offerings for managing resources in virtual data centers.
Recent Windows licensing changes don't make it any easier for small shops to do DaaS because there's still no SPLA for the desktop OS and multi-tenancy is a no-no.
You can't really make the cloud more secure, but you can take some steps to make hosting desktops and applications in the cloud a little less scary, such as picking the right provider and crafting a favorable SLA.
VMware has long supported RDSH, but not well. In Horizon 6, RDSH can use PCoIP and you can use it to deliver sessions and applications to task workers.
This tip reviews the multiple services available through the AWS Management Console and the features available to help navigate it.
Test your knowledge of Amazon Web Services' full managed data warehouse service with this 10-question quiz.
Building on previous AWS database options, Amazon introduced Aurora at re:Invent in Las Vegas. See what Aurora has that SimpleDB and RDS don't.
We built a data center several years ago and are refreshing the IT equipment in it. Should I worry about how big and heavy my new cabinets will be for the existing structure?
The Open-IX data center certification aims at resiliency through self-declared certification and an annual renewal process, rather than proprietary oversight.
Old ways of securing physical networks are giving way to logical techniques. The change in traffic to an East-West, data-center-centric, software-defined-network model necessitates a new security plan.
When Windows Server 2003 hits end of life, it could mean new expenses in the form of new servers. Here's how to prepare.
The SharePoint Online Management Shell offers a new cmdlet set that runs in PowerShell to manage users, organizations and site collections.
These tips explore some new features that will help admins and enterprises manage SharePoint 2013 easily and effectively.
However you define 'microservices architecture,' the term should be on IT professional's radar -- it's how applications are being built.
Java pros weigh in on the current status of ESBs and how the industry is moving toward microservices in this article and video.
Information Technology Manager David Pickering discusses how he and his team went about a massive legacy app modernization initiative.
Industry watchers say retailers need to exploit mobile devices and community forums to end the race to the bottom of deep discounting.
If your CRM system is just a place to house bad data, the information will undercut not only business decisions but also, use of the database.
To tailor and improve customer experience, companies need to balance customer experience analytics tools with human insight.