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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
With a proper storage architecture will, any performance issues when virtualizing SQL Server should dissipate.
People in IT who want to obtain NSX certification will need to surmount a few barriers to learning about this relatively new offering from VMware.
VMware has two cloud platform products that appear to duplicate development efforts. Which one has the best chance of survival?
The next version of Windows Server comes with three important improvements and enhancements to IP address management.
Administrators using the Windows Server Essentials role can set up monitoring alerts for system health, which gives info on incomplete backups and much more.
The forthcoming version of Windows Server can be evaluated using the Boot to VHD, here's how it's set up.
Xen reboots through live migration and other tactics for patching the hypervisor vulnerability point to better resiliency in public cloud.
April Fools' Day is filled with pranks and practical jokes, so try your luck at this tricky cloud quiz. But read carefully, or the joke will be on you.
Azure App Service combines existing tools and adds cross-platform capabilities for streamlined mobile and Web application development.
If your DaaS deployment has a direct connection with the provider, you could have some of the same issues a branch would. But if you need to scale or breakdown siloes quickly, cloud-based desktops could be right for you.
New desktop analytics tools from AppSense and Ericom could help IT admins deal with desktop management at small and large scales.
VMware's Workspace Portal offers users a one stop shop to access hosted, virtual, Web and published applications. If you integrate it with View, they can access virtual desktops, too. Here's how.
A spate of new converged and hyper-converged systems give IT shops a potent combination of flash storage and pre-integration.
Data center security is paramount to ensuring the safety of your employees and data. But what happens when you let a fool into your facility?
New deeply skilled mainframe staffers won't pop up overnight, so use a mix of in-house and outsourcing tactics to support another decade on big iron.