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A year into its AWS partnership, VMware looks to keep its cloud momentum by purchasing Wavefront, the leading cross-cloud monitoring, metrics and analytics service.
The vSphere Web Client has long stood in the way of Linux administrators who wish to set up vCSA. Fortunately, vSphere versions 6.5 and later rectify this issue.
To configure RAID 1, RAID 5 or RAID 6 erasure coding in VMware vSAN 6.2, an administrator must first choose the proper RAID protection settings.
Much of what admins do in Active Directory is not exactly cutting-edge, and they don't want to waste time on mundane tasks. A dash of PowerShell can speed things along.
Are you new to PowerShell? Wondering where to start? This tutorial gives admins the basics on how to branch out from GUI-based management.
Administrators should prioritize yet another vulnerability associated with the SMB protocol that could allow attackers to overtake Windows systems.
Despite growth in adoption, a cloud skills gap still exists. Now, firms hunt for candidates with more specialized skills related to public cloud and open source platforms.
Azure has upped its container game with a registry to store and manage Docker images. Learn how it integrates with other Azure services, as well as steps to get started.
Google's cloud options look to lure more enterprises with a physical device that simplifies data transfer in-house to the Google Cloud Platform.
All future Chromebook releases will support Android apps, which brings concerns regarding their security, management and overall usefulness as thin clients.
The difference between nonpersistent and persistent virtual desktops is more than just three letters. From deployment to storage, IT pros need to know the available options.
Citrix is a big player in the IT world, and it comes with a bit of its own language. Use this quiz to make sure the top Citrix terms don't trick you.
Vendors are keen to push their own server management tools with extra capabilities, but they lack the cross-vendor capabilities provided by Redfish's open standards.
As the hyper-converged market develops, container support, more flexible pricing schemes and other enhancements come to the enterprise.
New options for data center certification, including UL's debut and the Tier 5 standard from Switch, aim to more easily prove data center resiliency and reliability.