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( Jun 05, 2014 )
VMware isn't the right fit for everyone, so what's the next step? There are options, like cloud, if you want to move away from VMware.
In this podcast, we talk with Christian Mohn about the VMware Marvin speculation and what we're expecting to see at VMworld 2014.
You know what virtualized storage is, but software-defined storage, or SDS, has its advantages as well.
What is an OVA file and how does it compare to an Open Virtualization Format package?
Using vApps adds powerful features to an administrator's arsenal, such as determining a VM startup and shutdown order.
Vendors can reduce potential issues by packaging VMs into a virtual appliance for customers. Here's how to create and modify the resulting OVF file.
VMware Horizon 6 includes remote app publishing similar to XenApp, and the company launched an incentive program to seduce Citrix shops over to its side. The grass may not be greener in Palo Alto, however.
Citrix's new desktop CTO has brought the focus back to the company's tried and true XenApp platform, and has concerns about loose data security practices in the cloud and within organizations, where Snowden-like breaches can occur.
Are the VDI capabilities in Google Chromebooks enough to combat low power and limited VPN options? IT admins weigh in on this low-cost alternative for enterprise deployment.
Cloud service outages can put a damper on business capabilities, services and wallets. Learn how to minimize the risks of outages.
AWS CloudTrail is a Web service that keeps track of AWS API calls in your account and stores logs from multiple accounts and multiple regions in the same S3 bucket. Learn to turn on AWS CloudTrail and to find and read log files.
AWS storage services include Simple Storage Service, Elastic Block Storage, Glacier storage and DynamoDB. Here is a breakdown of each service's characteristics and what it provides based on application requirements.
Security isn't easy to quantify, like PUE or server utilization. But it is possible to apply metrics to improve data center gateway safety.
Do you know where that Unix server's documentation is? How much the spare parts will cost? How to automate service delegation? The clock's ticking.
SSH connection inconveniences can make remote server management a pain. Here's what do when your SSH server frequently disconnects.
When it comes to the vital task of disk optimization, proper use of RAID and awareness of workloads can make the difference.
Microsoft will continue to blare its Azure cloud next week with several cloud storage announcements. Will users listen this time?
In July's Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft issued critical fixes for Internet Explorer and a lesser-known Windows program.
A workflow and componentization analysis needs to be conducted prior to engaging in any cloud-optimized app design project.
Modeling, SOA and BPM shouldn't be thought of as three separate routes to improved processes; rather, they are components that when intertwined, can form a highly functional process fabric.
Researchers and business users alike analyze big data in order to glean insights as to what customers actually want and need.
You can collect lead generation data from multiple sources and use a CRM system to target marketing and sales campaigns.
Wearable computing can gather data that gets crunched in real time with a device as small as a USB stick. But wearables are mostly single-purpose.
In devising and implementing a social CRM strategy, companies need to look within and make sure their company culture is set up for success before the first tweet is posted.