It's a busy time in the software-defined networking and network functions virtualization arena, as multiple open source organizations backed by industry heavyweights recently announced new initiatives to foster their growth.
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.
Ensure your services are being used in an optimal manner.
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.
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.
A stagnant and feature-poor market has grown into a rich and vibrant ecosystem filled with a variety of offerings to meet any need.
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.
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.
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 this week described its plans to increase its number of cloud datacenter regions, expanding the global reach of its Azure and Office 365 services.
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.
Tom Fenton shows how to use an Ubuntu VM as a full clone guest on VMware Horizon.
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.
Microsoft recently added new Azure Virtual Machine sizes, with options for running isolated and GPU-based workloads.
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.
VMware announced a wide-ranging initiative to simplify multi-cloud adoption and expand its Cloud Services portfolio.
Not all backup and DR solutions support all methods, and not all methods are appropriate for all workloads. Choose wisely.
Brian Posey walks through the basic concept of a VPC.
Be sure to familiarize yourself with the limitations and capabilities of cloud DR.
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