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Servers and virtualization, Network virtualization, Virtualized clusters and high-performance computing, Cloud computing architecture, Cloud computing infrastructure, Application virtualization, Using virtual machine appliances, Virtualization how-tos and learning guides, Networking for Server Virtualization
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
VMware's decision to move to HTML5 and no longer rely on Adobe Flash means the end of the C# client.
The decline in vSphere revenue has many VMware specialists re-evaluating their future and turning their attention to up-and-coming technologies.
NSX network virtualization enables users to take advantage of the speed, efficiency and security of the software-defined data center.
Organizations should configure the local security policy for new servers to handle patch management and for protection against unauthorized access.
Microsoft Nano Server sheds the traditional Windows Server GUI which means some administrators will need to adapt to adopt this deployment model.
PowerShell scripts can only run when they have the proper permissions, but an administrator may need to authenticate the script so it has the right privileges.
SAP cloud certification for HANA on Azure and AWS extends the software giant's reach, but also provides another means for enterprises to port massive amounts of data to the two cloud platforms.
OpenStack has attracted some big-name companies with its 'Lego' approach to cloud, but questions remain about integration, deployment and security for the open source platform.
With continued enterprise adoption of hybrid cloud and containers, some cloud providers need to change their tune.
Hyper-converged infrastructure can help VDI admins scale their deployments more easily, but many of today’s offerings are too expensive.
GPU virtualization is known for helping support graphics-heavy applications, but knowledge workers using Office apps and browsers can benefit, too.
IT pros at Citrix Synergy 2016 talk about the challenges they've run into with desktop and application virtualization. At the top of the list: calculating whether VDI will provide a big enough return on investment.
Running hard to catch up with competitors, HPE gets ready to deliver a new approach to help users realize their long-held vision for a software-defined data center.
The server-storage mismatch is at the heart of management challenges with big data architecture and can create inefficiencies for hardware running Hadoop and Spark. A different take on disaggregation can help.
As storage and network technology advances, a server upgrade can be a more effective approach than a complete replacement.