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It's important to keep your infrastructure secure, but running antimalware software on your VMs can hurt performance.
Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi are both Type 1 hypervisors, but they have key architectural differences you should know about.
Use these strategies for grouping virtualization host servers to make sure your data center stays organized and easy to manage.
When virtual desktops don't work well, it makes for unhappy employees and IT pros. Luckily, there's a lot you can do to optimize VDI performance, such as allocating enough hardware and using some flash in your storage system.
Most companies don't need to publish full Windows desktops anymore -- users mostly just need their applications. That means there's no reason to discount RDSH in favor of VDI.
Windows 10 is still in Tech Preview, and the reviews so far are pretty good. But whether Microsoft will sort out the difficulties around licensing for virtual desktops in the new OS remains to be seen.
Open IX's stringent standards keep workloads safe from natural and human disasters, but what's missing is a business climate that demands such rigor for outsourced workloads.
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PCIe speeds of 20, even 100 Gbps enable the plug-and-play server flexibility and scalability that data center managers only dream of, and at a bargain.
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The number of organizations moving data and applications to the cloud is rising, but so is the number of cloud failures. Here are the three leading causes of cloud death.
When it comes to cloud computing, there are no guarantees. Some cloud projects are destined to fail, but what matters is what you do to fix them.