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With OVA and OVF deployments, businesses can distribute a single or multiple VMs that save time and reduce the potential for problems.
Security and speed issues dog the vSphere Web Client, but will VMware listen to its users?
What is an OVA file and how does it compare to an Open Virtualization Format package?
When it comes to the vital task of disk optimization, proper use of RAID and awareness of workloads can make the difference.
Microsoft will continue to blare its Azure cloud next week with several cloud storage announcements. Will users listen this time?
In July's Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft issued critical fixes for Internet Explorer and a lesser-known Windows program.
VMware intends to disclose availability of three major services for vCHS next month -- welcome additions for VMware cloud customers. But industry watchers say the company needs to add much more to compete against AWS, Google and Microsoft.
Despite opinions to the contrary, private cloud isn't secure just because it's private. Private cloud security requires a well-thought-out plan and frequent checks to avoid a disaster.
Docker has acquired London-based Orchard Laboratories as the much-hyped startup sets its sights on the enterprise market with improved orchestration of complex applications. The company says it has an 'aggressive roadmap' for future growth.
Amazon WorkSpaces has gotten a lot of lip service in the DaaS market. It doesn’t require a long-term commitment and its pricing is competitive. But it's SLA-free and doesn't let you host Windows client OSes.
Attendees at BriForum 2014 in Boston learned about the hottest topics in end-user computing: desktop as a service hype, how Google Chromebooks fit with VDI, evaluating mobile operating systems and management vendors and more.
Desktop virtualization and end-user computing experts shared tips and tricks while vendors offered insight at BriForum 2014. Check out some of the best quotes from the conference here.
No mechanical refrigeration or dehumidification. No war between IT and facilities. Hear how Facebook's choices yield a PUE consistently below 1.10.
Nominate technology products here for the 2014 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards.
Find judging criteria and category descriptions here for the 2014 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards.