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November 13, 2019
The 'virtual studio' DreamWorks cloud relies on various components of NetApp Data Fabric, including All Flash FAS storage, NetApp HCI and OnTap cloud-based data management.
September 12, 2019
Cohesity's new feature lets test/dev teams access fresh, accurate and compliant data directly through Cohesity DataPlatform, without going through backup admins.
April 19, 2012
New Microsoft Hyper-V 3.0 features will streamline virtualization tasks and make things easier on IT pros. Here are the ones you should get excited for.
March 28, 2011
Microsoft says it will offer virtualization users a more application-oriented cloud portal than VMware’s vCloud Director; experts say VMware has ‘home-court advantage’ but should watch its back.
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Server consolidation enables admins to boost server utilization and decrease power consumption, which can also reduce costs and improve performance. Continue Reading
Docker is an open source software platform to create, deploy and manage virtualized application containers on a common operating system (OS), with an ecosystem of allied tools. Continue Reading
To craft a good DR plan for your VMware environment, prepare for possible issues ahead of time. Devise a strategy with your knowledge of disaster recovery best practices and tools. Continue Reading
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Tools from Parasoft, HyperQube and CloudShell let admins virtualize their test environments, but admins should exercise caution as product direction and design continue to evolve. Continue Reading
Zerto and Veeam have conquered the DR market, but hypervisor vendors such as VMware and Nutanix have emerged, offering services that look to lower costs and provide better performance. Continue Reading
Consider sizing, security and hardware, as well as developing technologies such as hyper-convergence, hybrid cloud and containers, when choosing the best servers for virtualization. Continue Reading
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As virtualization technology continues to advance, admins must use different strategies to manage their complex data centers, such as vCenter maps, hybrid cloud and more. Continue Reading
Designing a VMware environment requires you to consider many factors, such as storage, CPUs, security and VM density. A few tips can keep your design simple and elegant. Continue Reading
VMware developed HCX to help customers move to VMware Cloud on AWS. HCX has since evolved as an offering and now enables VM and app migration between any two vSphere clusters. Continue Reading
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Your DR plan may be unprepared for a pandemic, and while mid-pandemic is not the ideal time to be discovering issues, you should use this time to make changes. Continue Reading
Not all DRaaS vendors are created equal. Expose any weaknesses and shortcomings in your current or prospective providers by asking the following questions. Continue Reading
Providers aren't perfect and outages are inevitable. The key is to have a DR plan in place before a problem occurs. The following slides illustrate the six key steps to get back up and running. Continue Reading