IoT is here, but isn't yet well developed. Before jumping in, consider carefully what's available now and what your goals are for the future.
- By Dan Kusnetzky
VMware gets a new owner, Citrix gets a new leader and the future gets even cloudier. It was a busy news year.
Our picks for the best of the best.
Cloud-native architecture can be complex and confusing. Here's a roadmap to help you get started.
All new technology is promoted as transformational. This one truly is.
The idea behind server startup Kaleao is that each application gets its own resources, rather than fighting over shared ones.
Customers need to demand that they support multiple hypervisors.
It's becoming a viable way to attend events, but needs tuning.
Why a company decided to go hyper-converged, and why it chose SimpliVity.
No Buzzfeed gimmicks here; just good reasons why attending TechMentor may save your career from a horrible death.
- By Greg Shields
Not all the virtualization upgrades are improvements.
Understanding the distinctions is crucial.
While it's not as extensive an upgrade as vSphere 6.5, it still adds some important capabilities.
Improved UI, more security and better container support headline the upgrades to VMware's flagship hypervisor.
Storage is easier to use, but still not affordable for SMBs.
Vendors need to go beyond pre-packaged offerings, though.
Serving the extremes at the expense of the masses.
Better orchestration, security and networking highlight some of the upgrades.
- By Paul Schnackenburg
The company wants to compete with Amazon in the cloud.
Companies on the cutting edge of virtualization.