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IaaS, Hyperscale Providers To Surge in 2018

A recent Gartner assessment of the worldwide public cloud market provides good news for hyperscale vendors like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and Google.

With vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 VMware Aims To Fine-Tune Its Hybrid Cloud Offerings

vSphere 6.7 and vSAN 6.7 include both new and enhanced features.

Troubleshooting Trouble in 2018 with Networking, VMs and VMware View

Rick Vanover works through an odd issue after a Windows Update reboot.

Here's What's New in vSphere 6.7

You can expect some incremental changes to both the VMware hypervisor (ESXi) and management console (vCenter Server) with this latest release.

Verizon Partners to Bundle SDN Packages

Verizon has teamed up with other major players in the software-defined networking arena to bundle virtualization services for enterprises looking for an easier onramp to the new technology.

How To Provide Internet Connectivity to AWS VPCs

Brien Posey shows how to enable Internet access as part of the Virtual Private Cloud creation process.

How To Use AWS To Convert Video Files

Performing cloud-based conversion will help offload the workload from your systems and complete them more quickly.

How To Use Advanced Features of vimtop To Monitor VCSA

Learn how to reorder displayed columns, save your configurations, and capture and display historical data when monitoring VMware vCenter Server Appliance with vimtop.

Open Source Software-Defined Storage Backs New Hybrid Cloud Offering

Open source, software-defined storage and a hybrid on-premises/cloud model have all converged in a new commercial offering announced by Nexenta.

5 Must-Attend Dell Technologies World 2018 Sessions

Because this conference covers such a wide array of subjects, I'm going for breadth and not depth in this list

What Microsoft Azure Stack Is and Isn't

A look at the primary use cases of Microsoft's "hybrid cloud appliance" and how it might fit into your organization’s cloud strategy.

How To Monitor a VCSA Using vimtop

By using vimtop, you can avoid resource shortages and bottlenecks that may cause your vCenter Server Appliance to offer less-than-optimal performance.

The Linux Foundation Takes Over Juniper's SDN-Based OpenContrail, Now Called 'Tungsten Fabric'

Juniper Networks' OpenContrail open source network virtualization platform based on software-defined networking has officially moved under the umbrella of The Linux Foundation and is now called Tungsten Fabric.

5 Issues I'd Like to See Addressed at Dell Technologies World

As Dell now has a complete stack for the on-premises datacenter, this event should have a little something for everyone.

Azure Availability Zones Uptime Protection Starting To Arrive

Microsoft on Friday announced that its Azure Availability Zones datacenter uptime assurance offering for VM workloads is now commercially available in two Azure regions.

15 Windows 10 Template Tips for Administrative VMs

Here's what Rick Vanover learned while making a new Windows 10 template virtual machine.

The Importance of Trust When Choosing Your Cloud Provider

Careful selection of your cloud partners is essential. Start small, and build experience and trust over time.

Azure VM Recovery Tool Previewed by Microsoft

Microsoft released a preview on Monday of a new Serial Console command-line tool that's designed to help recover Linux and Windows virtual machines (VMs) running on Azure infrastructure.

New Open Source Efforts Seek to Boost SDN/NFV

It's a busy time in the software-defined networking and network functions virtualization arena, as multiple open source organizations backed by industry heavyweights recently announced new initiatives to foster their growth.

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