Cloud Computing


Microsoft Azure and Office 365 Get Improved GDPR Compliance Tools

Microsoft announced new tooling enhancements to help businesses that are currently using Office 365 and Azure services.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Optimize Your AWS Resource Usage with Trusted Advisor

Ensure your services are being used in an optimal manner.

How To Create a Linux Instant Clone for VMware Horizon

Tom Fenton walks through upgrading a VMware Horizon environment, installing a Linux desktop, configuring a Linux guest for instant clones and deploying instant clone desktops.

The Changing Face of Disaster Recovery in the Cloud Age

A stagnant and feature-poor market has grown into a rich and vibrant ecosystem filled with a variety of offerings to meet any need.

Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Environments: What You Need To Know

Beyond management applications there are more practical concerns that need to be borne in mind when thinking about engaging in hybrid and multi-cloud IT deployments.

Google Trials 'Command Center' To Monitor Cloud Security

As part of a wider effort to bolster the security of its cloud platform, Google this week unveiled a new dashboard-type solution to help organizations monitor their cloud environments.

6 Workloads to Consider When Migrating to the Cloud

If you've been tasked with embracing the cloud, how exactly do you get there? Here's a rundown of the basic workloads to consider.

IT Monitoring Must-Haves

I can't tell you which monitoring solution is right for your mix of workloads and infrastructure, but I can tell you what to keep an eye out for.