Virtualization and private cloud News
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.
December 06, 2016
Docker persistent storage and stateful applications are the next front in the container wars, and Docker Inc. has just fired a major salvo with its acquisition of Infinit.
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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 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
Before transitioning to the cloud, admins often need to address many questions related to everything from SaaS apps to DR and capacity planning. Here are some tips to get started. Continue Reading
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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
Outages, acquisitions and server innovations piqued the interest of enterprise IT shops in 2016. Here's a look back at five of the biggest data center news stories from this year. 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
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