Even in the cloud, backup myths proliferate. Here are seven of the most common.
A SolarWinds survey finds a radically different IT landscape than what existed a few short years ago, and much has to do with virtualization and cloud computing.
- By Lawrence Garvin
Users consider lots of freely available cloud apps necessary to get their jobs done. Those same apps give IT anxiety with the security implications that those apps bring when attached to the organizations networks. Are those concerns real or imagined?
With Microsoft discontinuing Forefront Threat Management Gateway some time ago, there hasn't been a solution in the cloud world that has stepped up to the plate. Here's why I believe ADCs have done the job adequately.
- By Bhargav Shukla
Disaster recovery will take on more importance in the next 12 months, as we virtualize more and make our mission-critical work more vulnerable to potential loss.
- By Doug Hazelman
VDI failures happen, but it doesn't have to happen to you. Here are three tips for success.
Backups are a thing of the past, with cloud solutions that take data protection to higher level.
- By Andres Rodriguez
What IT department doesn't lust for the hottest new SSDs? Costs usually tempers that lust.
- By Augie Gonzalez
Here are the considerations for designing your cloud strategy for long-term success.
- By Krishna Subramanian
It's what you don't know, or know incorrectly, that can stump you in your deduplication efforts.
- By Paul Kruschwitz
The cloud has shifted the frequency with which we need to test our systems' capabilities to come back from disaster, from months to right now and often.
Here's why network virtualization is a better fit than traditional networking for IaaS cloud deployments.
Automation and orchestration is the key to moving a cloud between its private and public manifestations.
- By Anand Iyengar, Gregory Ness
Security monitoring must adapt to remain effective in the cloud and virtualization arena. That's where role-based monitoring comes in.
Microsoft System Center 2012 can be used to provide IT as a service, especially in the deployment of application services. Here's how to set up service templates that can help you do it with consistency and repetitive predictability.
- By Angela Cataldo