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You've helped usher in the age of server virtualization, but it's no time to rest on your laurels. Stay on top of industry trends and hone your skills for the next generation of virtualization jobs.
Server networking problems that occur when running a hypervisor are typically software-related, but could be addressed with a simple patch.
Now that VMware 2014 has come and gone, how much did you learn about new products and features? Take our quiz about all of the VMworld news.
VMware's network virtualization product promises both flexibility and security in one of the few areas where innovation has lagged in the data center.
VMware announced several new products and also realigned existing offerings with new names to shake things up at VMworld 2014.
There has been some debate whether to keep vCenter on a host or to run it virtualized. Our expert answers some common questions to make the case for virtualization.
ThinApp and XenApp are both application virtualization tools. They do basically the same thing, they just come from different vendors.
You can manage profiles with Active Directory or the tools built into your VDI software, but third-party options from AppSense, RES software and Liquidware Labs offer more features and can reduce storage needs.
Citrix bought Virtual, a company that makes an ARM-based hypervisor for mobile app test and dev and boasts a who's who of security experts on its staff. The acquisition seems natural, but what will come out of it remains to be seen.
Graef-USA combined AWS storage with a Panzura appliance to slash thousands of dollars from its budget and also streamline backups.
Think you know everything about Amazon Simple Storage Service? Test your storage knowledge with this 10 question quiz about Amazon S3.
Dan Sullivan reviews AWS CloudFront and the two types of content it works with, static and dynamic.
In the old days, all data was created -- and protected -- equally. In today's data center, ever-changing rosters of VMs and LUNs call for a new data backup arsenal.
I want to write a shell script that contains commands for Linux partition creation. Can I automate everything so the user only inputs the partition size and details?
Schneider Electric aims to improve energy efficiency and sustainability. The company's EVP of IT products discusses the future of data centers -- and it's global.
While Windows already comes preinstalled with a number of CA certificates, here's what to do if you need to install it.
Admins looking to improve traffic efficiency have some new options to consider in the latest iteration of Windows Server.
Generic routing encapsulation can help Windows Server 2012 R2 admins with performance enhancements.
Comit Developers' BJ Hoffpauir discusses how he and his team chose a Web and mobile integration platform to make their work life easier.
Editor Jan Stafford presents the API handbook with insight on API innovations.
MuleSoft solutions for Microsoft is an Anypoint Platform tool set for connecting Microsoft technologies within the cloud-enabled enterprise.
There's been buzz about new BI capabilities -- known as the 'Analytics Cloud' -- to be built into Salesforce.com.
Many companies are moving to subscription-based models to deepen customer relationships.
Aviso Insights gives sales teams better forecasting capabilities; Base CRM releases new sales-centric features; Pegasystems partners with Atos.