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

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

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.

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.

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.

How To Install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on vSphere

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

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-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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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).

Azure Gains on AWS in New State of the Cloud Report

RightScale says Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform is chasing undisputed leader Amazon Web Services in the race for enterprise market and mind share.

Add Image and Video Analysis with the Amazon Rekognition API

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

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.

Oracle to Quadruple Datacenter Operations

In a move widely seen as a direct challenge to current cloud-infrastructure leaders Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), Google Inc. and Microsoft, Oracle Corp. announced plans this week to quadruple its current datacenter operations across Asia, Europe and the Americas.

5 Reasons You Need to Start Using Containers Now

If you're sitting on the fence about investing your time and your company's resources in containers, here are five reasons why doing so is a good idea.

How To Access Group Policy Settings in an AWS Directory Service Environment

While not completely comprehensive, there are a number of different policy settings that are exposed through the Active Directory Administrative Center.

Hands-On with WSL: More Apps, Exciting Features

The fifth and final article of a five-part series on Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

Apache Updates CloudStack IaaS Platform for Cloud Orchestration

The Apache Software Foundation today announced CloudStack v4.11, the newest version of its Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform for enterprise cloud orchestration.

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