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Assessing Your vSphere Environment Using ControlUp

Tom Fenton shows how to install and use ControlUp, which allows you to troubleshoot and then apply corrective actions to issues that you are having in your vSphere environment.

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Network Connectivity in and to Azure: Private Link

Paul Schnackenburg details your current options for connecting workloads on-premises and in Azure and where each technology fits, giving you the right context for looking at Private Link, a recently released preview that completes the menu of possibilities you should consider.

How to Use Tagging to Help Manage AWS Budgeting

Brien Posey shows how to use Cost Allocation Tags to get billing details in a way that matches your organization's own unique business needs.

Extreme Networks Announces AI-Boosted Cloud Management Application

Cloud networking companny Extreme Networks announced ExtremeCloud IQ, which it claims to be the first end-to-end cloud management application utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence to boost enterpise benefits.

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SAP Taps Azure for Customer On-Premises-to-Cloud Migrations

Enterprise application software specialist SAP announced a partnership with Microsoft to move customers' on-premises implementations to the Azure cloud.

Research Brief Summarizes Trends in Multi-Cloud Deployments

Research firm IDC recently published a Cisco-sponsored "infobrief" on cloud trends in 2019 and beyond, specifically to explore the complexities of multicloud applications.

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Microsoft Unveils Kubernetes, Microservices Open Source Projects

Microsoft, known for its recent, dramatic embrace of open source, has unveiled two more projects it's donating to the community, the Open Application Model (OAM), for Kubernetes, and the Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr), for microservices.

Now Ready for Production: Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware

Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware is now ready for production on the Amazon Web Services cloud, delivering AWS-managed relational databases in on-premises VMware environments.

Getting Started with the AWS Firewall Manager, Part 2

Brien Posey finishes his series on providing protection against Web-based attacks with the AWS Firewall Manager, designed to simplify firewall-related administrative tasks across your organization.

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CloudBolt Updates Enterprise Cloud Management Platform

CloudBolt Software updated its cloud management platform for enterprises, targeting hybrid management strategies.

Research Firm's Hype Cycle Report: 'SDN Has Become Obsolete'

Firm says the times of incremental network updates are over for enterprises, which need to adopt new technologies for digital transformations.

Research Firm Attributes Q2 SD-WAN Surge to Router Replacement

Noting a surge in the software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) market, research firm IHS Markit claimed the disruptive technology was entering a "router replacement phase."

Getting Started with the AWS Firewall Manager

Brien Posey begins a series on providing protection against Web-based attacks with the AWS Firewall Manager, designed to simplify firewall-related administrative tasks across your organization.

Microsoft Partners with Pivotal for Managed Spring Boot Azure Service

Microsoft has teamed up with Pivotal Software to launch a private preview of Azure Spring Cloud, seeking to ease the development of Java-based cloud microservices.

MEF Gets Partner for SD-WAN Service Standards Effort

Industry association MEF is partnering with ONUG to further its efforts develop requirements and standards in the software-defined wide-area networking space.

AT&T Submits White-Box Router Spec for Open Computing

AT&T submitted specifications for a new white-box architecture to the Open Compute Project, targeting service provider-class routers with chips optimized for 400G speeds to meet evolving network demands.

ADTRAN Targets SMBs, Distributed Enterprises with SD-WAN

Network access products specialist ADTRAN announced a new software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) offering that targets the small and medium-sized business (SMB) and distributed enterprise markets.

Firms Tap Cisco, Juniper, VMware for SD-WAN Functionality

In the growing software-defined wide-area network space, vendors are tapping products from leading powerhouses such as Cisco, Juniper and VMware to augment their offerings.

Review: Azure Advanced Threat Protection and Advanced Threat Analytics

Paul Schnackenburg takes a look at Azure Advanced Threat Protection and its cousin, Advanced Threat Analytics, which protect against identity-based attacks in organizations that run on Active Directory Domain Services.

5 Technologies I'll Be Looking into at NetApp Insight

At next month's user conference, Tom will be checking out what looks to be some very interesting sessions and presentations, focusing on: Kubernetes; HCI VDI with GPU Nodes; NVMe over Fabric; Data Fabric; and NetApp Ecosystem.