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Software defined is a term used to describe a wide variety of products, but it’s often used to catch your attention rather than describe a product’s function
Certain Hyper-V default configurations should be changed for better performance before using the servers in a production environment.
There are plenty of different actions you can do with Microsoft Hyper-V Replica, but only a handful are available in both primary and replica VMs.
IBM customers will have a new way to deliver desktops and make sense of mobile analytics, but questions about its appeal remain.
Recent Windows licensing changes don't make it any easier for small shops to do DaaS because there's still no SPLA for the desktop OS and multi-tenancy is a no-no.
You can't really make the cloud more secure, but you can take some steps to make hosting desktops and applications in the cloud a little less scary, such as picking the right provider and crafting a favorable SLA.
If you're wondering whether to use a software- or hardware-based network vulnerability scanner, take a look at your budget and network deployment.
We built a data center several years ago and are refreshing the IT equipment in it. Should I worry about how big and heavy my new cabinets will be for the existing structure?
The Open-IX data center certification aims at resiliency through self-declared certification and an annual renewal process, rather than proprietary oversight.
Amazon's place among cloud giants was re-affirmed at AWS re:Invent with new product releases and more. Here's a look at some big news from the show.
Public and private cloud models don't work for every enterprise. But those enterprises can choose a managed cloud for its many support levels and services.
In theory, OpenStack is a popular open source cloud platform. But to reach its full potential and production use, it needs to clear several hurdles.