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While thin provisioning can be a valuable resource for optimizing efficiency, if you don't monitor array capacity, it can come at a serious cost to your virtual environment.
The latest version of VMware Integrated OpenStack makes it clear that VMware takes OpenStack development and implementation seriously.
As IT storage evolves, vendors compete to invent new storage technologies to meet enterprise demands. Who will be the victor of the storage wars?
Microsoft, taking a cue from Google, elevates fixes for Adobe Flash with a security bulletin in February.
The server infrastructure MCSE certification tests an IT pro's expertise in storage, networking and other key areas.
There are a number of third-party Hyper-V management tools available for organizations that need to handle a few dozen nodes.
Before going all in with containers, it's critical to understand how the technology differs from VMs in terms of private, public and hybrid cloud deployment.
When choosing cloud providers for a multicloud deployment, it's not just about cost -- consider specialized features, along with management and integration options.
Container security is central to CoreOS' first production release of container runtime rkt, which it sees as better suited than Docker for large-scale deployments.
IT administrators can use Citrix HDX to deliver graphics-intensive applications in XenDesktop and XenApp, but they'll need HDX 3D Pro to optimize the application performance even more and limit bandwidth consumption.
VMware announced its Workspace One suite and Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode -- which has a distinct pricing advantage over Citrix's similar Workspace Cloud product -- along with the updated Horizon 7.
There's a new remote desktop client on the block, and it integrates with Citrix XenApp. HopTo's Mobile App eXperience uses simple keyboard shortcuts to make Windows apps mobile friendly.
Ansible's roadmap is open to new paths and possibilities, with a re-architected back end, new features and one of the largest open source suppliers to the enterprise at its helm.
Not every IT workload belongs directly under your control in the data center. Consider these IaaS pros and cons for example workloads.
The maker of the Vblock, VCE, is securing its role within the EMC Federation after the Dell-EMC merger as a converged platform division with new offerings in the works.