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Management challenges make SDDC adoption slow going

There are many advantages to SDDC adoption, but concerns over management tools and evolving IT skill sets have hampered deployment -- at least so far.


GPUs aren't just for gamers anymore

Once viewed narrowly as a gaming technology, GPUs have made their way into enterprise data centers, fueling initiatives around machine learning, artificial intelligence and more.


Tackle the most common causes of data center downtime

Even though IT teams strive for 100% uptime, system downtime remains a harsh reality. Combat that risk with the right mix of automation, orchestration and security tools.

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Secure, troubleshoot apps with SELinux

The three different SELinux modes -- Enforcing, Permissive and Disabled -- dictate how admins can secure and troubleshoot applications with the SELinux system.

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    Composable infrastructure leads the next stage of data center evolution, changing the way admins manage IT resources. But lock-in and other hurdles may hinder adoption -- for now.

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    Power cycling is the process of turning hardware off and then turning it on again. In the data center, technicians use power cycling to test the durability and reliability of network components.

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    The hits keep on coming for the airline industry, with several more IT outages that have stranded angry passengers in recent months. Are there any new lessons for IT pros?

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    Don't be blindsided by colocation providers

    Colocation fees can pile up if you're not savvy. Negotiate with your provider and predict the scale of your organization to avoid surprises on your next bill.