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.

SDN Network Orchestration 'Industry First' Demoed

Verizon and Colt have demonstrated what they say is an industry-first breakthrough in software-defined networking orchestration in which they made near-real-time changes to bandwidth in each other's production networks.

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.

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.

How To Configure Linux Desktops for Horizon with Ubuntu

Tom Fenton shows how to use an Ubuntu VM as a full clone guest on Horizon.

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.

Backed by Industry Heavyweights, ONF Announces Next-Gen SDN Platform

The Open Networking Foundation today announced next-generation software-defined networking interfaces and a new open source reference implementation for white-box switches to support them.

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.

Anatomy of an AWS Virtual Private Cloud

Brian Posey walks through the basic concept of a VPC.

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

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

Survey Says SD-WAN Adoption Fueled by Security Concerns

Implementations of SD-WAN, one of the hottest areas of software-defined networking, are growing rapidly and are primarily driven by security concerns, according to new research from Versa Networks.

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.

How To Install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on vSphere

A relatively simple process, provided you know how to work around some of the "gothcas."

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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