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( Oct 24, 2013 )
VMware's plan to break apart vCloud Director could make for a painful divorce, depending on how integral the product is to a company's environment.
What are the alternatives when an existing linked server configuration disrupts vCenter Operations Manager?
Attempting to correct issues with a VMware View certificate is a lengthy process that can be less challenging if you can upgrade.
Microsoft patched critical vulnerabilities in Exchange and Internet Explorer in December's Patch Tuesday, rounding out a busy year for administrators.
As security changes with each Windows Server release, admins should keep up with the PKI improvements.
With the introduction of Windows Server 2012 R2, shared virtual disks have capabilities to improve failover clusters in a few ways.
This year was busy for the cloud market, with acquisitions and new products. Our experts weigh in on what all this means for 2014.
Cloud computing performance is in high demand among customers of Amazon Web Services, which has sold out of new C3 instances.
AWS reigns king in the IaaS market; however, the PaaS market is muddier. David Linthicum discusses this and cloud performance issues in this podcast.
You certainly can do it yourself when it comes to thin client devices, but assembling one might not be worth the effort to save a few bucks.
Consider app compatibility and the frequency of updates when you choose VDI application deployment methods. Oh, and don't forget cost.
Despite what you might hear, not all VDI environments need GPU virtualization technology. In fact, sometimes protocol offload will do the trick.
Enterprise IT is set to transition from older platforms to newer technology such as the cloud. Data center consolidation is a step in that direction.
Each IT infrastructure strategy has its own strengths and weaknesses, so choosing one model is confusing. And none can succeed without good tools.
Next-generation PDUs share more information with data centers, which can improve understanding of data center conditions.