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Using management tools is just one way to prevent sprawl in your VM environment. It's important to be proactive with your VMs to fight sprawl.
Even as the software-defined data center marches forward, there is still good reason to keep VMware vCenter Server physical.
There are plenty of free performance monitoring tools, but take care in how you interpret results to make sure you understand the big picture.
Without correct implementation and persistent monitoring, a resource pool can cause more problems than it solves.
Not all management tasks in a vSphere environment are handled from the vSphere client. Some require commands executed from ESXi Shell.
Starting with vSphere 5, VMware brought single sign-on functionality to vCenter to give administrators another way to manage identities.
The applause for VMware Horizon 6 has died down and it's time to reveal the holes: View Persona won't support the awaited RDSH app publishing feature.
If your device uses a configuration server, it might be a zero client. But it might not. Here’s how to find out.
Thin clients used to be the thinnest, but now zero clients are giving them a run for their money with almost no storage or configuration requirements.
Learn about three possibilities when purchasing an EC2 Amazon Instance. Final decision depends on your pocketbook.
Learn the steps to using Amazon CloudFront for developing and testing a website.
Controlling who can access cloud-based applications can be tricky. The key is to grant enough access to some users, but not too much to others.
IT departments want to shrink their list of suppliers -- but should it be longer? Cloud, mobility and big data have IT rethinking vendor selection.
It was all about openness at the Red Hat Summit 2014. From OpenShift to OpenStack to open source innovations, Red Hat was buzzing about the cloud.
IT teams can play heroes when database performance issues disrupt applications. Try these five tips for performance tuning before there's a problem.
Follow these steps to have the easiest Work Folders setup possible and to make the feature an essential part of your enterprise.
An RTF exploit gets patched for Microsoft Office in this month's Patch Tuesday update. Plus, Microsoft updates server and client OSes.
Microsoft will lower its Azure cloud prices to match price cuts made by AWS and Google, but is it enough to attract new customers?
Application programming interface portals and service lifecycle management are two areas that need to be examined when you consider an API tool.
Many organizations are considering buying or building mobile infrastructure to support applications with better controls.
Service virtualization can be used to simulate component functionality so ALM isn't hindered by unresolved dependencies and unanticipated collisions.
Companies want to use better data analytics to get a more comprehensive understanding of their customers. But today's reality suggests that is in the distant future.
Marketing automation tools have progressed, but the field is still developing. Here are buying considerations for marketing automation software.
At the AIIM 2014 conference, Guy Kawasaki outlined three pillars of behavior common to companies that have mastered the art of customer enchantment.