Cloud Computing


Storage: Virtualized vs. Software-Defined

Is there a difference between these two seemingly similar storage concepts? Yes, and it has to do with how that storage is managed.

AWS Adds Multi-Factor Authentication to WorkSpaces

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) gave its Amazon WorkSpaces product another layer of security this week with the addition of multi-factor authentication.

Russinovich: Microsoft 'Squeezing' Amazon in the Cloud

The famous engineer takes direct aim at Amazon Web Services.

Platform9 Promises Management of Private Clouds

The company just received $4.5 million in funding.

Do You Need WAN Optimization?

An expert weighs in on how to decide that you need more bandwidth.

Virtualization and Cloud Computing: Adapt or Go Extinct

A SolarWinds survey finds a radically different IT landscape than what existed a few short years ago, and much has to do with virtualization and cloud computing.

Unitrends UVB 8.0 Can Back Up, Restore vSphere, Hyper-V and XenServer

Formerly known as PHD Virtual Backup, it's the product of the Unitrend acquisition of PHD last year.

Surveys Point to Software-Defined Networking Growth

Two brand-new surveys show similar attitudes about the future adoption of SDN technology in the datacenter.

Forrester: Public Clouds Are Viable for Backup and Disaster Recovery

A study also found that most IT pros remain concerned about security and privacy of data backed up in the cloud.

Fast Provisioning with VMware vCloud Suite

For one health care organization, fast provisioning of development environments translates to a serious competitive advantage.

As VMworld Looms, VMware Faces a Fight on Many Fronts

It might look like VMware is approaching solution sprawl, but there's some precision and orchestration among its breadth of offerings. Before you head to San Francisco and VMworld 2014, here's a look at the current state of datacenter solutions as VMware sees it.

Microsoft Has a Healthy Q4

The Nokia influence dragged profits down, however.

Big Switch Unveils Flagship Datacenter SDN Fabric

Company seeks to combine software-defined networking benefits with less expensive bare-metal switches.

VMware Hybrid Cloud Reaches into Asia

New services are being built in China and Japan.

VMware Management Pack Extends Monitoring to Cloud

The product lets admins monitor cloud and on-premises workloads from a single pane of glass.

Microsoft Positions StorSimple as Link Between Local and Cloud Storage

The storage appliances can hold up to 500TB of data.

7 Backup Appliance Myths, Unclouded

Even in the cloud, backup myths proliferate. Here are seven of the most common.

Storage: Reaching Out by Dumbing It Down

On vSAN, MARVIN, and storage shinola.

Arcserve Strikes Out On Its Own Cloud Path

CA sells data protection software business to a private investment firm that owns Openwave, VantagePoint, other tech.

Smart Alerts Make Cloud Storage Smarter

CloudPhysics releases new Storage Analytics with Smart Alerts.

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