A recent online tech event about cost considerations for virtualization and cloud computing started out with the basics by explaining exactly what the difference is between the two, especially pertinent to readers of this publications which happens to be named <i>Virtualization & Cloud Review</i>.
Like it has for years, Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on cloud computing platforms lists the same three vendors at the top -- AWS, Microsoft and Google -- but there is one new factor in the mix: COVID-19.
Cisco has been highlighting documentation for its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) solution, most recently with a post about its new software development kit (SDK), which followed new documentation on the SD-WAN API.
After using step-by-step instructions and screenshots to detail how to create a WorkLink fleet amid the COVID-19 remote work surge, Brien Posey wraps up the discussion by showing you the remainder of the configuration process.
"Every cloud service is a consumable, and you need to make sure that the only thing you're paying for is what you've consumed," explained Howard M. Cohen during a recent online presentation about cloud computing costs.
Amid the COVID-19 remote work surge, Amazon WorkLink can provide a better alternative to VPNs for enabling remote workers to access internal web content. Brien Posey explains how with illustrated, step-by-step instructions.
Paul Schnackenburg looks at the current capabilities of the public preview of Azure Arc -- extending Azure Resource Manager capabilities to Linux and Windows servers, as well as Kubernetes clusters on any infrastructure across on-premises, multicloud, and edge -- and why you should care.
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Tom Fenton concludes his three-part series on SD-WAN by outlining some different deployment modes.
Verizon this week claimed a technology milestone: the first fully virtualized 5G data session in a live network in the U.S.
After explaining why organizations are choosing SD-WAN over MPLS in part one of this series, Tom Fenton now takes a look at the components underlying the technology approach and how they work.
Research firm SlashData's latest cloud-native study commissioned by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation sees Amazon Web Services (AWS) figuring prominently among Kubernetes and serverless developers.
Tom Fenton begins a three-part primer on the technology that is revolutionizing enterprise networking, explaining the last-gen way and the new way, marked by benefits such as lower costs and better flexibility and manageability.
Kubernetes, one of the most popular open source projects ever, continues to shine in a software-defined wide-area networking offering from Cisco and new desktop hypervisor products from VMware.
Brien Posey shares best practices for keeping a handle on EC2 security groups -- essentially software firewalls -- to avoid confusion about which ones are actually needed.
Emerging technologies are key to organizations that have seen their business priorities switch to "survival" amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says a new report.
VMware this week updated its cloud management tools that provide automation, operations and governance functionality, with a focus on hybrid cloud environments.
Another cloud crypto-mining exploit has been publicized, this one with the added ability to steal credentials stored on the Amazon Web Services cloud computing platform.
Red Hat updated its open source, Kubernetes-based OpenShift application platform with a new OpenShift Virtualization platform, seeking to bring traditional virtual machines into the modern cloud-native, container/serverless computing era.
Virtualization kingpin VMware was quick to tout its wares for the remote work explosion caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but its recent messaging has shifted to a "return-to-office" theme in a sign that the company may be looking forward to a recovery period soon.
New research indicates software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) is a key component of enterprise digital transformation initiatives accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic that have resulted in a "new normal" of remote work.