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VSphere Data Protection 6.1 uses image-level backup, vStorage API integration and variable-length deduplication technology to protect vSphere data.
Storage I/O control can be an effective way to handle occasional storage sharing issues, but it is not always suitable for every virtual machine.
You can use the free edition of VMware vSphere to build a virtualization platform, but remember, you get what you pay for.
The Chocolatey package manager enables admins to automate tedious software deployments. Follow these steps to speed up your install process and regain time in your day.
Even Microsoft recognizes it's no longer just a Windows world. Here's what Windows administrators can do to pick up Linux management and monitoring.
Windows Server 2016 Network Controller serves up advanced SDN features that give admins more control over virtual and physical network components. But nothing in life is free.
The three big public cloud companies, AWS, Microsoft and Google, continue to extend olive branches to SAP and maybe win the big customer spending that comes with ERP software.
As IT pros experiment with AI, many will do so on the public cloud. But choosing from an ever-growing list of AI services from AWS, Azure and others is no easy task.
Google's new IoT service plays catch up with AWS, Azure and others, but its analytics prowess could help close the gap in a nascent market.
As thin client vendor IGEL expands beyond hardware, CEO Jed Ayres sits down at Citrix Synergy 2017 to talk about the future of the desktop virtualization market.
Citrix Cloud's management plane has broad appeal, but organizations still aren't sure about moving XenApp and XenDesktop out of their own data centers.
Buyers have a wide range of VDI monitoring tools to select from to effectively manage, monitor and troubleshoot VDI deployments and desktop user experiences.
For AI applications, the future is now. But implementing artificial intelligence in an enterprise data center presents obstacles for network, storage and compute infrastructures.
A lack of open source development support adds to enterprise OpenStack criticism, as the platform inches forward with traditional IT customers and partners.
Despite a rapidly changing IT industry driven mostly by cloud, the on-premises data center is here to stay, according to a survey by the Uptime Institute.