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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
Automation software usually represents a significant investment, but can it actually help save some money?
Tools like Microsoft's System Center can help admins manage virtual machines, but can they also improve server power consumption?
Virtualization offers many advantages, including workload portability and dynamic resource provisioning, but how do these translate into power savings?
Desktop virtualization vendors don't need to be able to manage images or provisioning anymore because shops can take care of that on their own. Vendors just need to focus on managing users and apps.
There are a few ways admins can provide users with the hardware that makes it possible to access their virtual desktops. Get to know the three major options.
Amazon has made the app purchase, delivery and management process easier for DaaS customers but is still catching up in the market.
Eco UPS installations promise higher energy efficiency in the data center, with new designs that respond quickly to an outage.
The billions of Internet connected devices in the IoT wave introduce new data center security concerns that IT managers must head off at the pass.
Several tools and techniques let data center systems administrators work with multiple server OSes on one host system, and manage it effectively.
Deployment is only half of the hybrid cloud battle. How can I guarantee my hybrid environment is secure and high-performing?
Not all public cloud providers are created equal. So how can I tell if my provider sets me up for hybrid cloud success?
Microsoft's hybrid focus is boosting Azure adoption within Windows shops. But not all Azure customers are using the cloud platform to its fullest.