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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
Upstart hyper-converged infrastructure vendor Nutanix took a swing at virtualization giant VMware with its own hypervisor offering -- and a way to migrate from ESXi.
Through PowerCLI, a busy IT shop can cobble together its own solutions to handle numerous deployment and administration needs.
VMware's VSAN and EVO:RAIL are entwined but there is some misunderstanding about the capabilities of each.
Windows Server 2016 will include updates that will affect authentication options, account restrictions, Web protection and more.
Is it better to approach a potential Windows Server 2016 upgrade using in-house staff, or should we seek the help of consultants?
The new feature could transform workload management and blur the lines between public, private and hybrid clouds.
Enterprises are interested in OpenStack, but can't find enough IT pros with open source cloud expertise. Rackspace and Intel hope to change that.
As software development cycles accelerate, IT must more rapidly test cloud-based applications. The right tools and services can help pick up the pace.
The cloud computing market is brimming with opportunity for IT pros -- and especially those with open source and PaaS expertise.
BriForum 2015 included its usual focus on VDI, but the virtualization community is searching for ways to deal with mobility, too. Several vendors showcased advancements in app refactoring and virtual mobile infrastructure.
NetScaler or not, you need an application delivery controller. But XenApp and XenDesktop shops that use a non-Citrix gateway run the risk of losing Citrix's support.
Best practices are supposed to stop admins from making major missteps, but these 10 oft-repeated tidbits are just bad advice.
Learn how organizations make big data decisions, and if their loyalty lies with the same vendor.
There are ways to combine DCIM and ITSM systems in the data center that give even better visibility.
The right DCIM tool isn't the one with the most data points, but rather the one that best synthesizes data into useful information for IT, ops and facilities teams.