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Server power consumption can be readily controlled by hypervisors instead of the operating system once the host server is properly configured.
Constant refinements and upgrades can cause virtualization challenges -- such as VM sprawl -- but management tools can help smooth the process.
You may not be able to avoid a server fault, but you can mitigate its affect by distributing critical workloads across multiple physical servers.
The uptime demands of the business and budget considerations will influence what type of ESXi storage environment works best for your company.
Get familiar with the details and use these four steps to lock down hosts in your VMware virtualized environment.
Using VMware vCenter roles can eliminate security concerns while giving IT teams the access they need.
More solid-state storage offerings came out of the woodwork this year, lending a hand to common VDI performance problems.
The line between DaaS and VDI is becoming more and more blurred going into 2014.
Whether your VDI implementation is based on Citrix or VMware, certain load-balancing techniques will keep performance on target.
Hybrid clouds let businesses keep some workloads at home and still capitalize on public cloud platforms. Here's how to get the best of both worlds.
SDN is evolving to ease anxieties caused by complicated network provisioning. Enterprises will be able to manage their networks more efficiently.
IT priorities and budgets have shifted toward software, cloud and automation to get the most from data centers in 2014.
As security changes with each Windows Server release, admins should keep up with the PKI improvements.
With the introduction of Windows Server 2012 R2, shared virtual disks have capabilities to improve failover clusters in a few ways.
The VHDX format includes performance-enhancing features and capabilities that let virtual servers recover VMs with little to no data loss.
Data mining social media can help businesses gather crucial information. This article gives advice to developers who want to get started.
At the Future Insights Ultimate Developer Event 2013 in Boston, Mashery's Delyn Simons discussed her predictions on API management for the new year.
Failure to properly document API development is a key problem Mashery's Delyn Simons frequently hears of.
The year is almost over, so it's time to look back and reflect on what mattered to the CRM industry in 2013 -- and look ahead to the future.
Employee social networks: Improving collaboration and solving problems together? Or a giant waste of time? Read how one call center made it work.
Salesforce apps can be vital to small businesses with tight budgets. Find out some other reasons they are so important to some small businesses.