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January 13, 2021
Facing delays of critical products along with superior offerings by AMD and Nvidia the past couple of years, Intel CEO is stepping down to be replaced by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger.
October 29, 2020
IBM seeks to outdo Tanzu; Spectrum Protect for Red Hat OpenShift launches as new containers are spun into operation, and protects OpenShift Container Storage with snapshots.
June 09, 2020
NetApp makes its third cloud-related acquisition of 2020; the company says it will buy Spot, which uses machine learning to optimize cloud capacity and reduce infrastructure costs.
February 25, 2020
Dell will offer monthly VxRail subscriptions in hopes of appealing to customers that want a more flexible way to create and pay for hybrid and private cloud environments.
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Virtualization improves hardware use, but the pendulum can swing the other way and result in an overallocation of resources. Here's how to maintain the balance. Continue Reading
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