In-Depth 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How To Install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on vSphere

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

Back to the Basics with Server & App Monitoring

IT monitoring is largely broken up into network monitoring and everything else. Trevor Pott looks at the fundamental underpinnings of both network and server and application monitoring.

Cloud Adoption Isn't All or Nothing

The cloud might be the future, but there's no rush -- take the time to do it right.

Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: What You Need to Know

Using a major public cloud provider or a services provider's cloud for disaster recovery (DR) requires a lot of thought. Trevor Pott runs down what you need to consider.

System Center 1801 Is Here

A look at what's new in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), Data Protection Manager (DPM) and Operations Manager (SCOM), for your virtualized infrastructure, either Hyper-V or VMware.

Disaster Recovery 101: Back Up, Restore and Verify with VMware

From vSphere Replication to SRM, Trevor Pott discusses disaster recovery basics.

What to Expect for Containers in 2018

It might be tempting to assume that 2018 will be smooth sailing for the containerization movement. However, things aren't quite that simple.

Vendors Address Emerging Container Technology at KubeCon 2017 + CloudNativeCon 2017

Due to the dynamic nature of containers and their ability to scale, they present unique security challenges and, predictably, various companies have emerged to address these challenges.

The Internet and the Edge

The intersection of two emerging technologies, and what it means for the future of computing.

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