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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
Something as small as a flash drive can be a danger to your virtual machines and the data inside them. Make sure to keep your info secure.
A new version of vSphere wasn't announced at VMworld, but the new technologies that were left users excited for the future
When it comes to VMware vMSC deployment, two factors to keep in mind are distance and storage subsystems.
Although Windows Server has a built-in backup tool, third-party tools offer useful capabilities, such as reporting and alerting features, to help admins back up Active Directory.
I need to back up Active Directory, but I'm not sure which method to use. What are my options for a painless backup and restoration effort?
How much do you know about securing Active Directory and Microsoft Azure? This quiz will test your knowledge of the best tools to protect Windows.
Vertical-specific cloud services are going further down the stack as companies such as GE try to get in the door with the Industrial Internet.
Through the Massachusetts Open Cloud initiative, Boston University professor Orran Krieger is adamant on reshaping the public cloud market and spurring big data innovation.
VMware recently previewed NSX integration with AWS, in a move that could have big implications for vCloud Air users deploying hybrid cloud.
VMworld may have been a letdown in terms of desktop virtualization news, but VMware did announce Horizon 6.2 and update its EVO:RACK plans, which should interest large VDI shops.
Not everyone will need Linux virtual desktops, but one bonus that could sway organizations is not dealing with Windows VDI licensing costs.
Type 1 hypervisors used to provide a superior user experience, but advances in desktop and laptop technology have erased that advantage, and Type 2 client hypervisors are now back en vogue.
New Linux server administrators will find mounting storage devices very different than they have seen on Windows servers.
These IT cost-cutting tricks applied in data center labs can result in big savings.
Should data centers use SAS- or PCIe-based on-server flash devices? What options are out there for SSDs on servers?