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Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: How To Achieve Near-Zero Data Loss

With a mixture of backup methods, understanding the workloads to be protected and tackling technical debt, even the smallest organizations can achieve near-zero data loss.

VMware Boosts Cloud Services, Simplifies Multi-Cloud Adoption

VMware announced a wide-ranging initiative to simplify multi-cloud adoption and expand its Cloud Services portfolio.

Microsoft Expands Azure Virtual Machine E-Series and N-Series Options

Microsoft recently added new Azure Virtual Machine sizes, with options for running isolated and GPU-based workloads.

Backed by Industry Heavyweights, ONF Announces Next-Gen SDN Platform

The Open Networking Foundation today announced next-generation software-defined networking interfaces and a new open source reference implementation for white-box switches to support them.

Backup vs. Disaster Recovery Best Practices

Not all backup and DR solutions support all methods, and not all methods are appropriate for all workloads. Choose wisely.

Anatomy of an AWS Virtual Private Cloud

Brian Posey walks through the basic concept of a VPC.

Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: How To Avoid the 'Gotchas'

Be sure to familiarize yourself with the limitations and capabilities of cloud DR.

Survey Says SD-WAN Adoption Fueled by Security Concerns

Implementations of SD-WAN, one of the hottest areas of software-defined networking, are growing rapidly and are primarily driven by security concerns, according to new research from Versa Networks.

Hundreds of Enterprise Services Reportedly Hit by AWS Outage

Hundreds of critical enterprise services were reportedly affected by an Amazon Web Services cloud platform outage on Friday.

How To Install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on vSphere

A relatively simple process, provided you know how to work around some of the "gothcas."

Microsoft Releases Planning Tool for VMware Moves to Azure Infrastructure

Microsoft has released its Azure Migrate planning tool for moving on-premises virtual machines and applications to Azure datacenters.

Back to the Basics with Server & App Monitoring

IT monitoring is largely broken up into network monitoring and everything else. Trevor Pott looks at the fundamental underpinnings of both network and server and application monitoring.

Cloud Adoption Isn't All or Nothing

The cloud might be the future, but there's no rush -- take the time to do it right.

Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: What You Need to Know

Using a major public cloud provider or a services provider's cloud for disaster recovery (DR) requires a lot of thought. Trevor Pott runs down what you need to consider.

System Center 1801 Is Here

A look at what's new in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), Data Protection Manager (DPM) and Operations Manager (SCOM), for your virtualized infrastructure, either Hyper-V or VMware.

AT&T Goes Global with SD-WAN

AT&T, one of the leading companies furthering software-defined networking and other modern networking technologies, said its SD-WAN offering is becoming available in more than 150 countries around the world.

Disaster Recovery 101: Back Up, Restore and Verify with VMware

From vSphere Replication to SRM, Trevor Pott discusses disaster recovery basics.

Getting Started with Cloud Backups

Few companies can afford to maintain a second site for backup purposes, which means cloud backups are becoming increasingly popular. Here's what you need to know to get started.

Verizon Takes SDN Wireless, with the Help of AI

Software-defined networking's move into the wireless arena is exemplified by Verizon's debut of its Software Defined Wireless Local Area Network (SD WLAN).

Add Image and Video Analysis with the Amazon Rekognition API

Photo analysis holds huge potential, but is only just beginning to mature.