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May 18, 2017
A new generation of Dell EMC servers, storage and hyper-converged, with only minor enhancements, made the combined companies' initial outing a low-key affair.
May 09, 2017
Enterprise IT teams can now buy data center hardware based on just what they use, rather than receive the one big bill that has long been a cornerstone of on-prem purchases.
April 14, 2017
Enterprises will increasingly fill data centers with rack-scale hyper-converged infrastructure as the basis for hybrid clouds, says the CTO of Dell EMC's converged platforms division.
March 27, 2017
Data center outages at Delta Airlines and Amazon Web Services stole the headlines in recent months, but there's plenty of other outages at everyday enterprises that fly under the radar. IT pros ...
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The definition of hyper-converged infrastructure has evolved as the technology has grown. But the phrase still means different things depending on who you talk to. Continue Reading
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Effective server management requires monitoring, documentation and, sometimes, a move off premises. Discover top server management tips and how to apply them to your data center. Continue Reading
A converged system's appeal comes from having an optimized platform that removes significant complexity from an IT environment. But when is CI the right move to make? Continue Reading
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A major change in SUSE Manager 3 is that it's primarily built on Salt, rather than Spacewalk. Learn what else has changed, and how IT can take advantage of the latest release. Continue Reading
Enterprise data center teams can learn important lessons from hyperscale cloud providers. Rethink redundancy strategies and consider technologies like SDN to increase efficiency. Continue Reading
New IBM machine learning capabilities let data center teams pull insights from their z/OS mainframes. But concerns about data management and cost will likely arise. Continue Reading
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If IT wants to maximize Docker's potential on Ubuntu 16.04 servers, know these steps and commands to ensure a smooth installation. Continue Reading
It's important to prevent data loss during a Linux OS upgrade. How can partitions or disk drives help IT teams meet that goal? Continue Reading
The three different SELinux modes -- Enforcing, Permissive and Disabled -- dictate how admins can secure and troubleshoot applications with the SELinux system. Continue Reading