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( Aug 29, 2014 )
Many vSphere administrators can help themselves by checking over a few key areas that are frequently misconfigured.
Deploying vCloud Automation Center -- now called vRealize Automation -- may not go smoothly, but there are several key areas to look over when troubleshooting.
There was a lot more to VMware's announcement of vRealize Suite at VMworld 2014. Are you caught up with all the features and name changes?
Google's support of Windows Server mutually benefits both companies' platforms, but it may not be enough for a Microsoft shop.
When it comes to a move off of Windows Server 2003, know your migration risks with proper research, planning and management.
Microsoft's last set of security fixes for the year brought critical fixes for Microsoft Office, VBScript and Internet Explorer.
As cloud evolves, new applications such as big data analytics and HPC enter the fray. What do these new apps mean for cloud's future and performance?
Artificial intelligence has grown in popularity with smart agents such as Apple's Siri. With the right planning, intelligent agents in the cloud top IT's wish list.
Cloud computing is the popular kid in IT, but security concerns keep it from being invited to enterprise parties. Help IT teams warm up to the new kid with these top security tips.
Using an HTML5 client to access a virtual desktop isn't for everyone. Workers who need high-resolution graphics or use Web apps that require local access could experience decreased performance.
DaaS has a lot of practical uses, but using it to deliver Windows applications to mobile devices is not one of them. Combine a DaaS tool with app refactoring, and now you're talking.
The rumors about native virtual desktops in Windows 10 are true, but the feature might not be what you think. Task View is more of an organizational tool than a true virtual desktop.
TIA data center standards address cabling systems with performance, budget and future plans in mind. New concepts bear consideration as well.
IBM's z/OS Connect is a fresh way to tie in mainframe processing with Internet applications. See what it does and how it overlaps with existing software.
Stumped when it comes to buying the latest gadgets for geeks? Have no fear -- our experts are here with their wish lists to offer some suggestions.