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Virtualization and automation software has enabled faster response to outages, but high-profile companies are still plagued by downtime.
Cloud service providers and in-house options both have pros and cons, so a hybrid cloud approach could be the right fit.
Even though the SCSI and IDE virtual controllers both host virtual hard disks, their different features and support numbers make them right for different situations.
The vSphere platform is solid but operations teams still have to persuade in-house clients from requesting physical servers to run applications.
Using VMware's NSX to lift networking functions from hardware brings with it questions on which team should step in when "the network" has issues.
Upstart hyper-converged infrastructure vendor Nutanix took a swing at virtualization giant VMware with its own hypervisor offering -- and a way to migrate from ESXi.
Virtual mobile infrastructure allows IT to retake control of mobile apps by keeping them housed in the data center rather than on users' devices.
Citrix Workspace Services is on the rise, but more must be done to boost company revenues, including the sale of some well-liked technologies.
EVO:RAIL and EVO:RACK mark VMware’s entrance into the hyper-converged infrastructure market. The question now is whether or not either can separate from the competition. Also, what does this mean for VDI shops?
Monitoring and deep diagnostics on a per-container basis are two areas Amazon ECS can improve on in the early days of the container wars.
Docker is the hottest thing in town and Amazon, Google and other major cloud providers all want enterprises to use the container service through them.
Developers can work with Amazon Machine Images to control a variety of cloud resources, and can use AWS and third-party tools to improve workflows.
The tenets of traditional IT -- well-tended data center hardware, owned software deployments -- are falling away in the cloud era of standardization and orchestration.
New security features and predictive analysis of performance issues are two of the new features users will find in RHEL 6.7.
Learn how organizations make big data decisions, and if their loyalty lies with the same vendor.
Microsoft Azure Backup, which automatically sends encrypted backups to the cloud, is easy to set up. But is it cost-effective for large enterprises?
A lot has happened this year. Windows Server 2003 support ended and Windows Server 2016 was announced. Here are some must-read tips for 2015.
Windows Update for Business gives Windows 10 users more control over OS security, with System Center integration and distribution rings.
Everyone has a different viewpoint on SOA, but three key differences between SOA and microservices architectures can help you determine which is best for your enterprise.
As much as organizations are realizing the value of mobile backend as a service, there are still unanswered questions.
With the landscape surrounding mobile app development becoming seemingly more complex, see if you can answer these related questions.
Oracle updates its Sales Cloud to increase sales; Infer announces new lead gen product; and Xactly Strategic Services aims to drive workforce management.
Knowing as much as possible about customers is the first step in personalized marketing. But these practices mean nothing without customer trust.
Effective social media customer service requires companies to make some key decisions on staffing and division of labor.