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Microsoft's Scale-Out File Server Overcomes SAN Cloud Barriers

There are no SANs in the cloud because the venerable storage technology just doesn't scale to that level. But there are ways around it, and Microsoft shops should start with the company's Scale-Out File Server.

APIs and the Art of the Lock-In

While they seem great at first, they might lead to a prison from which you can't escape.

Apache CloudStack Releases New Version

The cloud platform is still seen as struggling, however, when compared with OpenStack, its main competition.

vSphere Environment Reports on the Cheap

PowerCLI and vCheck combine for a powerful, inexpensive solution.

AWS Posts Strong Growth in Q3, Opens Datacenter in Germany

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. maintained strong growth over Amazon.com's latest fiscal quarter, despite a poor showing for the company as a whole.

AWS Launches Identity Management Service for Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. on Tuesday announced the general availability of a new cloud-based identity management solution.

VMware Reports Healthy Q3 Revenue

The company outperforms 2013 in every quarter so far.

Azure Cloud Appliance Unveiled by Microsoft

Also, Microsoft now loves Linux.

IBM Sells Its Chip Business

Does the sale hint at problems for Big Blue's server business?

Study: 20 Percent of Web Application Attacks Come from AWS

A study by datacenter security firm Imperva Inc. has found that roughly one-fifth of all Web application attacks originate from servers on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

VMware Updates Its Cloud Portfolio

The company adds a new DevOps product, Code Stream, and rebrands its cloud management suite.

EventTracker 7.6: Digging into Details for Intrusion Detection

Finding security problems isn't easy, with all the information generated by a typical datacenter. It's worth your time to investigate solutions.

How to Use VMware Workstation 10 for Basic Disaster Recovery

Try this quick, inexpensive fix when your options are limited.

Next OpenStack Release, Juno, Drops

The 10th version of the open source platform adds enterprise features, including Big Data management and provisioning services.

Microsoft, Docker Team Up to Bring Containers to Windows

Redmond is also working on its own container technology.

SDN News: Flexible NEC Pricing, HP Cloud, Industry Predictions and More

You might need to programmatically allocate more bandwidth to handle all the recent software-defined networking (SDN) news spewing from NEC, VMware, HP and many more industry players.

OpenStack: Contender or Pretender?

The open source Infrastructure-as-a-Service project has rocketed to prominence. Where does it go from here?

The 7-Layer Virtualization Model

A deep dive into all forms of virtualization.

Microsoft Reintroduces Physical-to-Virtual Conversion of Virtual Machines

The third iteration of the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter addresses customer concerns from P2V removal in version 2.

Survey: More Than Half of UK SMBs Don't Fully Understand Cloud

The results may be contributing to slow cloud adoption in the region.

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