Issue OverviewModern Infrastructure - October 2012, Volume 1, Issue 1
This inaugural issue of Modern Infrastructure -- an online magazine addressing the convergence of cloud computing, consumerization, and virtualization trends – brings together an unprecedented group of independent, industry experts to tackle the problems savvy IT professionals face when building enterprise data centers in ever-more challenging technology environments. This premier issue is focused not just on helping IT pros keep up with cloud computing, data centers and changing IT infrastructures, but on providing guidelines to leverage emerging techniques and technologies in order to build, support, manage, and scale modern data centers. Access >>>
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One-on-one with Randy Bias: Cloud standards and the battle for control
by Lauren Horwitz, Executive Editor
When discussing open source cloud and standards, Randy Bias argues it's only a matter of time before dominant cloud standards prevail in IT.
VDI performance still falls short of PCs
by Bridget Botelho, News Director
Despite vendors' best efforts, virtual desktops still can't hold a candle to PCs -- and it might take until 2014 for VDI performance to catch up.
Anything as a Service, Everything as a Service explained
by Stephen J. Bigelow
As cloud providers diversify, Anything as a Service and Everything as a Service become interchangeable in the cloud landscape.
- One-on-one with Randy Bias: Cloud standards and the battle for control by Lauren Horwitz, Executive Editor
Tackling cloud concerns from the front lines
by Steve Gunderson, Contributor
Cloud may be the hottest technology for data centers in years, but abandoning traditional IT processes can cause cloud issues and set a company back.
Microsoft tries 'kitchen sink' method for Windows Server 2012 upgrade
by Ed Scannell, Senior Executive Editor
With the Windows Server 2012 upgrade available, Microsoft experts analyze the risks and rewards of the feature-rich release.
- Tackling cloud concerns from the front lines by Steve Gunderson, Contributor
Introducing the software-defined data center
by Bob Plankers
The software-defined data center is here to stay, but what does that mean for IT pros?
Five examples of doublespeak from cutting edge technology vendors
by Adam Hughes, News Editor
The terms used by vendors to describe cutting edge technology are often colorful. Here are five examples and the truth behind the tech.
- Introducing the software-defined data center by Bob Plankers
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