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Virtualization offers many advantages, including workload portability and dynamic resource provisioning, but how do these translate into power savings?
Ravello’s nested virtualization has expanded to VMware environments, allowing customers to use ESXi in AWS and Google Cloud Platform.
Generation 2 VMs offer several advantages, but don't dive into the new format without first considering the important limitations.
Not all public cloud providers are created equal. So how can I tell if my provider sets me up for hybrid cloud success?
Microsoft's hybrid focus is boosting Azure adoption within Windows shops. But not all Azure customers are using the cloud platform to its fullest.
HP knows its cloud services won't beat AWS, Google and Azure, but its hardware can play an important role in the cloud.
AD FS extranet lockout can protect organizations from denial-of-service and brute-force password attacks.
I just upgraded to Exchange 2010, but Exchange is generating an immense amount of logs. How can I change this so they grow at a more reasonable rate?
Every organization has different needs, but there are five general areas where all admins can improve how well Exchange works.
Optimizing online analytical processing performance is critical. Fortunately, tools are available to help monitor and improve how OLAP cubes perform.
If SQL Server appliances are on your radar, you have options, but the price tag is high. Do your homework before buying. Here are the current offerings.
Support for early versions of SQL Server has ended. But rather than upgrade to SQL Server 2014, companies are turning to SQL Server 2012. Here is why.
SharePoint can improve the efficiency of your business, but is your implementation providing a positive ROI? Usage reporting can help you find out by tracking who is using SharePoint, how they are using it and why.
Justify the time and expense of creating a governance document by showing what SharePoint has accomplished in your organization.
How does Microsoft's SharePoint rate as a primary enterprise content management system? It's got the features if you are willing and able to build it carefully.
Treat a hardware demo like you're going on stage. Prepare your script, rehearse like crazy and make sure your material is rock solid.
Microsoft has taken the wraps off some Windows 10 features, including holographic technology, automatic -- and free -- updates, and more Cortana integration.
There are plenty of Windows 8.1 tablets to choose from, but they're not all the same. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with AnyPen can withstand abuse and has all-day battery life.
Desktop virtualization vendors don't need to be able to manage images or provisioning anymore because shops can take care of that on their own. Vendors just need to focus on managing users and apps.
There are a few ways admins can provide users with the hardware that makes it possible to access their virtual desktops. Get to know the three major options.
Amazon has made the app purchase, delivery and management process easier for DaaS customers but is still catching up in the market.