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Granular support for scheduling and a focus on automation are just two new features in VIO 2.5.
VMware has stressed its dedication to the private cloud. The SearchVMware Advisory Board weighs in on what VMware needs to do to take the next step.
Thanks to its predictability, scripting is quickly gaining traction; admins would be wise to get on board the bandwagon by familiarizing themselves with some basic scriptable tasks.
It's only a matter of time before a hacker infiltrates your system and holds your files hostage. But there are ways to blunt a Windows ransomware assault.
Planning to test a System Center technical preview? Check the release notes before investing too much time.
The price of your System Center license is due to change when Microsoft implements a per-core pricing model with the release of System Center 2016.
Before working with multiple cloud providers, evaluate their services for compute, storage, security and more.
Cloud admins use Azure Resource Manager to track apps and resources in Microsoft's public cloud. What are some tips for getting started with the tool?
By offering lower costs, higher performance and reduced data loss, hybrid cloud helps some organizations optimize their tiered storage systems.
The value thin clients bring to businesses has dropped off, as new, inexpensive PCs dampen the appeal of thin client devices and offer better computing power.
After Citrix released a cloud-based management platform in 2015, VMware answered with Workspace One, which combines enterprise mobility management, user authentication and a virtual desktop platform.
Dell is no longer selling licenses to new vWorkspace customers. Other midmarket desktop and app virtualization vendors will be scrambling to earn a piece of vWorkspace's market share.
A typical OpenStack deployment is still for 'net new' workloads outside of the world's largest enterprises, but some big names have started to show off their use of OpenStack.
Users praise Jenkins 2.0 making continuous delivery pipelines more accessible, but the upgrade process may take a bit of tinkering to complete.
DevOps is making inroads into many enterprises old and new, but Google is sharing its site reliability engineering prowess in a book that champions NoOps.