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( Aug 29, 2014 )
VMware is preparing for vSphere 6 general availability early in 2015. How well do you know the new features and enhancements in this coming release?
With vSphere Enterprise Plus as its foundation, vCloud Suite can optimize workload performance by shifting resources and avoid potential roadblocks through its monitoring functionality.
Consider the price of the recurring support costs for vCloud Suite and decide whether a basic or production subscription makes more sense for your business.
Windows administrators can get their hands on ManageEngine's OpManager, a program that manages 10 devices.
Our admins can't get everything they need from native monitoring tools. What free tools can we use to monitor the overall health of Windows Server?
Collaboration tools like Dropbox and Google Drive are taking SharePoint's share of the market, but what can Microsoft do to bolster functionality?
When it comes to cloud licensing, the devil's in the details -- from support to the fine print. Do you know what to look for to avoid getting burned?
While Docker has been the container king in cloud, a new challenger has emerged. Expert David Linthicum analyzes the competition.
With a number of available programming languages, it's hard for enterprises to find the best option. Is Go the right language for my cloud project?
There are a lot of VMware certifications you could get, but whether you need one depends on what your job entails and how far you want to go in your career.
Free app virtualization software might sound great, but it can come with complications, and without features you might need. Ask yourself these six questions before choosing a product.
Thought your high school days were over? Not so fast -- there's a lot the enterprise can learn from a virtual high school about how to deploy VDI technology.
IT pros want to advance their careers. See which IT skills will enhance your worth in 2015, and the training and certifications that will propel you forward.
Follow these guidelines to expand data center capacity without the terror of wasted space or, even worse, tight capacity after move-in.
The mainframe is IT's original cloud, and there are still ways to float cloud operations onto big iron today. But is it pragmatic?