Cloud Computing


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.

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.

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.

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.

Microsoft Takes Its Cloud Infrastructure Buildout To Middle East, China

Microsoft this week described its plans to increase its number of cloud datacenter regions, expanding the global reach of its Azure and Office 365 services.

GDPR and the Cloud: What You Need to Know

The level of attention to privacy, security and data sovereignty won't be easy. Companies that haven't already started down this path are potentially in deep, deep trouble.

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.

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.

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

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

Anatomy of an AWS Virtual Private Cloud

Brian Posey walks through the basic concept of a VPC.

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.

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.

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