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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
While scalability and performance have been improved in VIO 3.0, many of the new features are geared for the administrator and the end user.
It doesn't matter if you're using Windows, Linux or a Mac, you can control VMware Workstation 12 from the command line with the following useful commands.
Although VMware did not unveil an updated version of its popular vSphere product at this year's VMworld U.S., it had other exciting updates and new products to offer.
Despite patches for several zero-day vulnerabilities, Windows Server admins get a light workload as Microsoft changes its servicing model.
Microsoft moving its older operating systems to a cumulative update model may help make its updates more reliable, but some administrators see the change causing more headaches.
Microsoft refined PowerShell Desired State Configuration in Windows Server 2016 to make server configurations less of a chore for administrators and developers.
Google is revamping its Cloud Storage services to woo users and challenge AWS with price cuts, lifecycle management and cold storage with quicker retrieval times than Amazon Glacier.
For many organizations, the public cloud is a way to cut costs -- but some apps may be costing you more in the cloud than you think. Find out which enterprise apps are better left on premises.
Google Cloud services have evolved significantly over the past year, with an eye toward the enterprise. But there's still room for improvement in 2017.
Citrix XenDesktop isn't perfect for every organization, but it can be a good fit for companies with BYOD and a lot of graphics-intensive applications.
For years PCoIP has been the go-to remote display protocol for View shops, but VMware's in-house protocol, Blast Extreme, is ready to take over.
Now that XenApp and XenDesktop in Citrix Cloud work with Azure Resource Manager, IT can more easily deploy cloud-based virtual desktops and apps to users.
Need to rein in IT costs? These cost-optimization strategies, from centralization to cloud services to BYOD, will turn IT and business leaders into gurus of efficiency.
Industry watchers hash out the future of converged systems, the best use cases for enterprise workloads and how IT pros should plan ahead for changes in the market.
Silicon photonics technology has been around for over a decade, but its integration into the data center is still in its infancy. Will the connectivity benefits be worth the wait?