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Security management, Server virtualization compliance and governance
VMware virtualization, VMware management tools, VMware conference coverage, Microsoft virtualization, VMware administration and how-tos, Microsoft Hyper-V management, Citrix XenServer, Open source virtualization, Emerging platforms, Vendor selection
Servers and virtualization, Network virtualization, Virtualized clusters and high-performance computing, Cloud computing architecture, Cloud computing infrastructure, Application virtualization, Using virtual machine appliances, Virtualization how-tos and learning guides, Networking for Server Virtualization
Backup and disaster recovery, Virtual server backup and storage
Desktop virtualization, Lab, test and development, Cloud computing and virtualization strategies, Data center consolidation, Backup, disaster recovery and business continuity
Server consolidation and improved resource utilization, Green data center: Reducing power consumption with virtualization, Reducing IT costs with server virtualization, Improving server management with virtualization
Virtualization costs, licensing and support issues, Virtualization security and patch management, Downtime and data loss in virtualized environments, Preventing virtual machine sprawl
VMware increased flexibility in vSAN 6.6 with the addition of new stretched cluster configuration options. What are these options, and how do they improve availability?
VMware Integrated OpenStack might not be the highest priority product in VMware's portfolio, but VMware is a major contributor to other OpenStack projects.
Photon OS optimizes VMware Photon platform deployment, not only in vSphere but in GCE, EC2 and more. Follow these steps to learn how to run Photon OS on different platforms.
Don't have time to sift through thousands of PowerShell scripts to find one for a specific task? The PowerShell Gallery is one-stop shopping for your administrative needs.
Test environments in the data center can be restrictive and slow progress. Here's how to use Azure DevTest Labs to free up the development pipeline.
Azure Stack will be ready in September. But given the product's complexity, early customers might think about working with a service provider.
Microsoft's acquisition of Cycle Computing brings native HPC tools to Azure, while the company also seeks to simplify serverless architecture deployment.
Too much of a good thing, including cloud containers, can cost you more in public cloud. Review three options to prevent container sprawl -- and the high price tag that comes with it.
Public cloud providers have a limited lineup of storage services, which makes optimization a challenge. Use these tips to boost performance and ensure your workloads run smoothly.
There are several key benefits to virtualizing Windows 10, including making the entire deployment process easier and simplifying patch management.
IT admins can use VDI monitoring to gain X-ray vision into their VDI deployments. These tools help strengthen the user experience and pinpoint problem areas.
With VMworld 2017 fast approaching, the time is right to plan your agenda. VDI admins should consider attending these seven sessions on key topics, including HCI and Workspace One.
DCIM software addresses a diverse range of data center needs and functions. Learn about the vendors in the market and the accompanying specialties and functions that they offer.
Nearly half of enterprises do not save money with the public cloud, and say they have figured out how to beat public cloud costs with their own private cloud.
Because the Uptime Institute focuses primarily on power and cooling, alternative data center certifications have emerged. Their chances of replacing Uptime, however, seem slim.