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( Aug 29, 2014 )
There are other considerations beyond the cost of an EVO:RAIL appliance when investigating the viability of this system for your data center.
The EVO:RAIL hyper-converged appliance that runs on VMware software has a few caveats potential customers should keep in mind.
With EVO:RAIL, VMware banks on customers who want one stop when they need help with their hyper-converged infrastructure appliance.
SCCM 2012 collections allow admins to organize Linux systems as well as Windows systems. How should admins approach it?
SCCM maintenance windows allow for patching, upgrading and reconfiguring servers. Here's how to include Linux in the mix.
System Center Configuration manager can monitor and manage systems. Learn which Linux distros it supports.
OpenStack containers can come in many forms as the Foundation has taken an agnostic approach to the emerging orchestration technologies around it.
Enterprises were on full display at the OpenStack Summit as vendors push the notion of it being production-ready despite outstanding challenges.
With its Compute Engine and other services, Google has joined the cloud elite. Here are five links to familiarize enterprises with Google's cloud.
Session presenters, attendees and the CEO of Citrix had a lot to say at Synergy 2015.Take a look at some memorable quotes from the user conference.
Citrix Receiver lets users connect from almost any device to their virtual applications and desktops. It's important that they have the most recent version of the client so they can take reap the benefits of new features.
You can use Windows Server-based desktops to bypass Windows licensing complexity, but you may have app compatibility issues to content with instead.
Cloud computing is making corporate-owned data centers less common, and companies continue to reduce IT staff.
A new Uptime Institute assessment gives IT a system of benchmarks to improve efficiency and sustainability.
Advances in Ethernet cabling -- along with smart Ethernet controller silicon -- will enable more bandwidth choices and faster networks in the near future.