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VMware announced vCenter Server Heartbeat licenses can no longer be purchased, which may mean other high availability options could be approaching.
With OVA and OVF deployments, businesses can distribute a single or multiple VMs that save time and reduce the potential for problems.
Security and speed issues dog the vSphere Web Client, but will VMware listen to its users?
When it comes to the vital task of disk optimization, proper use of RAID and awareness of workloads can make the difference.
Microsoft will continue to blare its Azure cloud next week with several cloud storage announcements. Will users listen this time?
In July's Patch Tuesday update, Microsoft issued critical fixes for Internet Explorer and a lesser-known Windows program.
Database technology is soaring into its next evolution and heading to the cloud. What impact, if any, will it have on big data and Hadoop?
Cloud monitoring can collect a range of performance data, but a crucial piece of the puzzle, networking, often falls short. A third-party network monitoring tool is essential to keep your cloud running up to par.
Windows Azure carries a reputation of being difficult to manage, but with Microsoft and third parties stepping up with several management tools, it can be difficult to sort through your options.
Amazon WorkSpaces has gotten a lot of lip service in the DaaS market. It doesn’t require a long-term commitment and its pricing is competitive. But it's SLA-free and doesn't let you host Windows client OSes.
Attendees at BriForum 2014 in Boston learned about the hottest topics in end-user computing: desktop as a service hype, how Google Chromebooks fit with VDI, evaluating mobile operating systems and management vendors and more.
Desktop virtualization and end-user computing experts shared tips and tricks while vendors offered insight at BriForum 2014. Check out some of the best quotes from the conference here.
No mechanical refrigeration or dehumidification. No war between IT and facilities. Hear how Facebook's choices yield a PUE consistently below 1.10.
Find judging criteria and category descriptions here for the 2014 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards.
Did you miss what happened at Dell, IBM and other major tech vendors so far in 2014? Here are the top five data center news stories to keep you in the loop.