Each month our team of expert editors addresses the changing role of IT by helping savvy technology professionals navigate both the technical and cultural challenges wrought by vendor-hype, user-demands, and technology requirements.DOWNLOAD THIS MONTH’S E-ZINE ISSUE NOW!
Creating and upgrading VMware servers and VMs, VMware performance enhancements, Using monitoring and performance tools with VMware, Scripting administrative tasks, Troubleshooting VMware products, Remote administrative options, Backing up VMware host servers and guest OSes, Securing a VMware environment, VMware basics
It's nearly the end of 2012. Do you know what the best free VMware vSphere tools of the year are? Let's find out!
VMware didn’t release a new version of vSphere, yet IT pros are encouraged at vSphere 6’s upcoming features, including long distance vMotion.
IT pros’ interest in software-defined data centers continues to grow as tools, such as VMware’s EVO:RAIL, offers IT an effective small business option.
VMware jumped into the container market and announced a partnership with Docker, Google and Pivotal at VMworld 2014. VMware says that virtual machines and containers will work together.
VMware's Project Fargo lets you copy an already-running virtual machine and deliver it to users, giving them fast access to nonpersistent desktops without taking up much disk space.
There are four different ways to do desktop as a service in your organization. Each option, however, has its pros and cons.
With VMware's CloudVolumes acquisition, admins can provide personalized virtual desktops without managing separate images for each user. Applications will work more like they do on mobile devices, too.
Enterprise IT shops can learn a lesson in big data processing from a computing infrastructure that supports Higgs-Boson researchers and crunches numbers from the Big Bang.
Is it better to look for a SaaS version of an app, put it in your own data center on existing equipment, or host it at a cloud provider for a mix of flexible scaling and IT ownership?
We use an IBM System z mainframe and it's time to update some aging tape drives. How big of a difference is there between the tape storage products on the market?
Some enterprises see migrating mission-critical apps to public cloud as an insurmountable obstacle. But, common sense precautions can smooth the transition of even the most crucial workloads.
Mission-critical apps are bound to get into trouble if you take your eyes off of them. Being strict with performance monitoring can ensure the best availability and security for your vital applications.
Hadoop has watched its popularity grow exponentially, and the market projects an even greater explosion in the future -- but, there's a flip side to every coin.