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( Aug 29, 2014 )
VMware's NSX network virtualization product offers advanced security measures the company is calling micro-segmentation to extend protection of the data center all the way down to the hypervisor kernel. Will it replace VMware vCloud Networking & Security over time?
VMware's Duncan Epping talks about the advantages of a virtual storage appliance, how VSAN works when an SSD drive breaks and more.
In virtualization's evolution from servers to the cloud, VMware has several offerings for managing resources in virtual data centers.
The SharePoint Online Management Shell offers a new cmdlet set that runs in PowerShell to manage users, organizations and site collections.
These tips explore some new features that will help admins and enterprises manage SharePoint 2013 easily and effectively.
The investment in a virtual training lab means additional cost, but there can be payoffs for your staff.
Public and private cloud models don't work for every enterprise. But those enterprises can choose a managed cloud for its many support levels and services.
In theory, OpenStack is a popular open source cloud platform. But to reach its full potential and production use, it needs to clear several hurdles.
Google Autoscaling gives IaaS customers better control and more use cases as the public cloud vendor inches toward product parity with the competition.
Recent Windows licensing changes don't make it any easier for small shops to do DaaS because there's still no SPLA for the desktop OS and multi-tenancy is a no-no.
You can't really make the cloud more secure, but you can take some steps to make hosting desktops and applications in the cloud a little less scary, such as picking the right provider and crafting a favorable SLA.
VMware has long supported RDSH, but not well. In Horizon 6, RDSH can use PCoIP and you can use it to deliver sessions and applications to task workers.
The Open-IX data center certification aims at resiliency through self-declared certification and an annual renewal process, rather than proprietary oversight.
Old ways of securing physical networks are giving way to logical techniques. The change in traffic to an East-West, data-center-centric, software-defined-network model necessitates a new security plan.
Enterprise IT shops have new choices: Converged systems simplify management and scaling, while commercial off-the-shelf servers tailor resources without vendor lock-in.