Virtualization and private cloud News
February 24, 2017
Azure Stack will have a fourth appliance option when it becomes generally available later this year, but questions about pricing continue to emerge.
February 10, 2017
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?
January 09, 2017
More technology companies and large enterprises find that cloud computing is not as cost-effective as hoped, and have moved at least one application back on premises.
December 23, 2016
Lengthened support lifecycles for the latest OpenStack offerings aim to avoid one of the potholes of OpenStack operations with more stability and reassurance for less Agile workloads.
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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. Continue Reading
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As the price wars die down, cloud providers now target new land to expand their data center footprints. But will these new data centers impact users' workloads? Continue Reading
As public cloud adoption rises, many IT pros wonder if the private cloud is doomed. But some experts think on-premises clouds still have their place -- even if it's in a hybrid cloud. Continue Reading
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An effective virtualization backup strategy is crucial for IT. Snapshots offer admins the opportunity to roll back VM settings to those used before an outage or unintended change. Continue Reading
There are many advantages to SDDC adoption, but concerns over management tools and evolving IT skill sets have hampered deployment -- at least so far. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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An IT shop experiences performance issues in a long-running deployment that's been operational through many changes. The culprit is probably a build-up of IT configuration artifacts. Continue Reading
Admins can define vSphere roles to manage user access and control over virtualized platforms. So what are some tips to start that process? Continue Reading
During IT budget planning for a software-defined data center, maximize value by accounting for predictable demand spikes, and evaluate resources to avoid losing funding later on. Continue Reading