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August 20, 2013
VMware will preview Network DRS at VMworld, but its core customers are still wrapping their heads around software-defined networking.
May 06, 2013
VMware's Martin Casado discusses the definition of SDN as it relates to network virtualization, and what to expect at this year's Interop conference.
October 23, 2012
Riverbed Cascade 10.0 offers server virtualization and VDI monitoring, and visibility into VXLAN traffic for virtual infrastructure management.
October 02, 2012
In BYOD management, IT is considering virtual desktop infrastructure for secure application delivery, but data containers may be a better approach.
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Administrators in an ESXi environment should adjust the networking configuration to prevent slow VM migrations. Continue Reading
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Following rumblings of a hardware project coming from VMware, does a hyper-converged offering from a software company make sense? Continue Reading
Misconfiguration is by far the most common cause of performance issues with virtual machines. A few basic checks can get VMs back on track. Continue Reading
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