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Server consolidation and improved resource utilization, Green data center: Reducing power consumption with virtualization, Reducing IT costs with server virtualization, Improving server management with virtualization
The new version of vSphere will not arrive until 2015, but VMware previewed some of the revisions to single sign-on and other services in vCenter.
Boston VMware User Group leader Steve Athanas wants his group in the top three for conference attendance in a year's time.
VMware touts its hybrid cloud offering, vCloud Air, as a seamless way for administrators to move workloads from their vSphere infrastructure to the cloud when demand exceeds capacity.
Most IT admins use System Center to monitor Windows devices, but through scripting and management packs, it can also monitor and triage Linux servers.
While an Internet Explorer patch is the only critical one to fix a zero-day bug, server admins should focus on an ASP.NET fix.
Hyper-V underwent a number of changes in the latest iteration of Windows Server to make it a worthy hypervisor contender; take a closer look here.
Cloud experts are fighting to protect cloud's good name following the recent iCloud hack, but public opinion is not easily swayed. However, cloud may not be hackers' primary target -- for now.
Despite zooming ahead out of the gate, CloudStack is falling behind OpenStack in the open source competition. With IBM, HP, Red Hat and others behind OpenStack, is CloudStack really competing or simply lingering?
Rackspace rebuffed its suitors and opted to stay independent. What that means for the long-term stability of a company pushing managed cloud remains unclear.
To deal with boot storms and other times of peak demand, your first instinct might be to over-provision resources, but there's a better way. A hybrid storage system is often cheaper and gives better performance.
Months after releasing Azure RemoteApp Service, Microsoft remains quiet on licensing and pricing details. What does this mean for enterprise IT?
XenApp, ThinApp and App-V are very similar tools for application virtualization. Check out this buying guide to find out which one can meet your needs and work with your existing infrastructure.
There's a lot of hype about continuous deployment in DevOps circles, but it can be disastrous if the right culture and organization aren't in place.
GPUs offload the burden of demanding computational tasks from central processors. Integrate GPU into enterprise servers to manage intense computing.
It's time to knock down those silos, one by one. IT is transforming from a siloed set of reactive cost centers into a service provider with a focus on helping the business compete.