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( Aug 29, 2014 )
Now that VMware Integrated OpenStack has been released, how much do you know about this cloud infrastructure offering?
Setting up a vSphere 6 lab may prove to be a challenge for users in smaller environments who want to run tests on the virtualization platform.
Prevent your environment from turning into the virtualization version of "The Walking Dead" by removing VMs after finishing a project.
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.
EMC just laid down some serious cash to acquire a cloud software company that has some technology overlap with VMware but also fills an important gap.
Many businesses expect cloud to be cheaper, but cost-efficiency is no guarantee. To reap cloud's financial rewards, devise a cost optimization plan.
In addition to providing a mix of public and private cloud services, Virtustream's cloud platform offers tools for analytics and resource management.
Layering, persona management tools and flash arrays help keep virtual desktop users happy and VDI storage costs down.
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.
Wind power will be the latest fuel for the AWS cloud, but smaller data centers may find challenges in using renewable energy.
Time for a new job on the mainframe? Brush up on your COBOL basics and prepare for these strategic interview questions.
Cloud computing is making corporate-owned data centers less common, and companies continue to reduce IT staff.