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( Oct 31, 2014 )
The Virtual Machine Connection tool lets users copy files and redirect local resources to a VM without a network connection.
Proper VM cost assessment is a critical element of meaningful showback and chargeback practices in a virtual data center.
Attaching real costs to computing may reduce VM sprawl and yield cost savings for businesses, but can be unpopular among business units.
The self-service portal used by many cloud platforms could open businesses to potential security risks if files are uploaded before they have been screened and cleared by administrators.
VMware announced its hyper-converged infrastructure offerings at VMworld 2014, so how much do you know about EVO:RAIL and its bigger sibling, EVO:RACK?
While VMware has progressed in its efforts to make the vSphere platform more OS neutral, there is still some work that needs to be done to assist administrators who prefer to use a Mac.
There's only a handful of customers who need Linux VDI, but that doesn't change the fact that they need it. In shops that use both Linux and Windows, a unified virtualization tool from VMware and Citrix could hit the spot.
Per-user SA licensing doesn't make doing VDI or DaaS any easier for SMBs: There's still no SPLA for Windows client OSes, and the licensing changes benefit only large shops.
The per-user licensing model for SA applies only to Windows 8.1 Enterprise, which you can upgrade to from only certain versions of Windows. The perk is also available only to companies with 250+ seats, and the price of a license is still unknown.
Amazon Web Services partners share how their companies continue to adapt to the growth of AWS.
Many companies look to move databases to AWS to save space and money. Which AWS database service is right for your needs?
I've heard our company could save money if we turn off our AWS EC2 instances when they're not in use. How can I manually do that?
Enterprise IT shops have new choices: Converged systems simplify management and scaling, while commercial off-the-shelf servers tailor resources without vendor lock-in.
A survey reveals businesses are jumping off the fence and into big data's yard. But while more are investing, some remain skeptical of the benefits.
There are a bunch of IBM 3592 'J' tape designations. How do you order the right capacity for your tape drives? Do you take compression into account?
With Windows Server 2003 nearing its end of life, it's time to start preparing to migrate to a new server. Here's how to get started.
Microsoft patched two zero-day vulnerabilities in the year's largest Patch Tuesday update, but it delayed an Exchange update.
System Health in Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials can trigger alerts via email. Here's how to enable them.
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.
Organizations of all sizes have benefited from cloud BPM, but those perks are changing as a flexible approach to operations takes hold.
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.
Beacons can potentially enhance the in-store customer experience, but there's no one-size-fits-all blueprint that retailers and brands can follow.