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Do You Really Need Storage Management Software?

Local storage, virtualized storage, storage in the cloud. It's a mystery as to how we know what we have available on our sprawling systems. That's where storage management solutions come to the rescue.

VMware Program Managers Look Down the Road

Top VMware executives driving strategies for end-user computing, network virtualization and hybrid cloud talk about the year ahead.

Storage: Virtualized vs. Software-Defined

Is there a difference between these two seemingly similar storage concepts? Yes, and it has to do with how that storage is managed.

As VMworld Looms, VMware Faces a Fight on Many Fronts

It might look like VMware is approaching solution sprawl, but there's some precision and orchestration among its breadth of offerings. Before you head to San Francisco and VMworld 2014, here's a look at the current state of datacenter solutions as VMware sees it.

Rethinking IT, Part 3: Storage, Backup, Big Data Analysis and More

Microsoft's cloud platform has a lot to offer -- too much, in fact, to fit into one or two articles. This final part focuses on media management, disaster recovery and Active Directory.

Virtual Mobility Is the Question: How Do VMware, Microsoft and Citrix Answer?

Users are demanding access to increasingly larger sets of sensitive corporate resources on any device from anywhere, any time. Your challenge is to make it look easy. Citrix, VMware and Microsoft have been developing strategies that can help you meet that challenge head on.

Rethinking IT, Part 2: Azure, Automated and Cloud-Ready

This time, we look at automation, cloud and mobile services and a few other things that will have IT pros redefining the roles they play in the organization.

In the Cloud Era, The Era of Convergence Is Upon Us

What exactly is convergence and what is making vendors scramble to get included in this category?

Rethinking IT, From an Azure Perspective

The IT skills you have are not the skills you will need -- working with Microsoft Azure means having to relearn ways to get the job done more efficiently in the cloud.

What Comes After Converged Infrastructure

Taneja Group calls the evolution "hyperconverged," but most are calling it "infrastructure in a box." Also: Take a converged infrastructure survey and win a GoPro!

Qlogic FabricCache Makes Virtual Desktops a Reality

Surviving 8:05 a.m.: One school district's journey implementing VDI.

Citrix Synergy 2014: Templeton Highlights Citrix Workspaces

Citrix Workspaces, a new suite that is likely to replace XenApp and XenDesktop down the road for most users, gets a thorough looking-over by attendees at this year's Citrix Synergy event taking place in Anaheim, Calif. this week.

Developer Explains How To Design a Software-Defined Networking App

Andy Pearce last week posted about how he designed a proof-of-concept software-defined networking (SDN) app, which turned out to be a nontrivial assignment, even for a veteran networking developer with 20 years of experience.

From Red Hat Summit: Docker Collab, PaaS Marketplace

Red Hat details its work with Docker to streamline app delivery, and plans to launch an OpenShift Marketplace.

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2: What's In It That's Worth It

There's nothing revolutionary in this release, but there are enough improvements that the rollup is a must-have.

Developer Details How He Built Software-Defined Networking App

Programming software-defined networking (SDN) applications is no trivial task, even for veteran networking developers, judging from the experience of Andy Pearce, who in a webinar today shared his ups and downs in developing an example app.

As Nadella Heads Redmond, Guthrie Moves Into the Cloud

With Microsoft's former head of the Cloud & Enterprise division stepping up, Microsoft has named Scott Guthrie to replace Satya Nadella.

Microsoft To Focus on Mobile, Cloud First (Nadella)

Very soon after Satya Nadella was named Microsoft CEO, he laid out the company's vision in a speech before customers, partners and Microsoft employees in which he quickly outlined the company's "mobile first/cloud first" message.

Clouds Form on Microsoft Q2 2014 (And It's a Good Thing)

Microsoft's cloud vision is having a positive impact on the company's financials, according to the latest earnings filing.

The 2014 Virtualization Review Readers' Choice Awards & Buyers Guide

Who's better, who's best? Readers voted and we tallied the results, and the final product is this year's 2014 Virtualization Review Readers' Choice Awards and Ultimate Buyer's Guide.

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