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Both VMware NSX and Hyper-V network virtualization offer compelling features, but this breakdown should help you figure out the best fit for you.
VMware isn't the right fit for everyone, so what's the next step? There are options, like cloud, if you want to move away from VMware.
In this podcast, we talk with Christian Mohn about the VMware Marvin speculation and what we're expecting to see at VMworld 2014.
With VMware Horizon DaaS, you can host Windows client OSes and Server images in the cloud or in your data center. If you decide to use Windows XP, 7 or 8 desktops, however, remember that you'll have to supply licenses and factor in those costs.
If you go by big analyst firm predictions and vendor hype, you'd think every IT shop has virtualized desktops, implemented BYOD and uses MDM software. But that's far from reality.
VMware Horizon 6 includes remote app publishing similar to XenApp, and the company launched an incentive program to seduce Citrix shops over to its side. The grass may not be greener in Palo Alto, however.
Did you miss what happened at Dell, IBM and other major tech vendors so far in 2014? Here are the top five data center news stories to keep you in the loop.
Security isn't easy to quantify, like PUE or server utilization. But it is possible to apply metrics to improve data center gateway safety.
Do you know where that Unix server's documentation is? How much the spare parts will cost? How to automate service delegation? The clock's ticking.
Despite opinions to the contrary, private cloud isn't secure just because it's private. Private cloud security requires a well-thought-out plan and frequent checks to avoid a disaster.
Docker has acquired London-based Orchard Laboratories as the much-hyped startup sets its sights on the enterprise market with improved orchestration of complex applications. The company says it has an 'aggressive roadmap' for future growth.
IBM's heavy investment in SoftLayer over the first 12 months got the attention of many IT shops. But some say IBM needs to deliver more before they can commit.