Operating systems News
April 01, 2016
Arista has introduced the 7500R series -- a suite of third-generation spine hardware that has a maximum capacity of 115 Tbps.
March 11, 2016
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has released its first 25 GbE top-of-the-rack open switch. The Altoline 6960 joins 10/40/100 GbE switches in the portfolio.
November 20, 2015
This week, bloggers explore the role of IT service management in SDN automation, Juniper's disaggregation of Junos software and complications of modern networks.
November 17, 2015
White box networking gives IT organizations more freedom of choice for network hardware and OSes. It's a young and changing market, with a mix of vendor involvement.
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Memory management techniques that allow VMs to share resources are common, but you should follow these tips and strategies to reduce risk. Continue Reading
The PaaS model is bringing together cloud deployment and development. Learn how PaaS and data center development are similar and how they differ. Continue Reading
Creating a powerful user experience (UX) is the holy grail of mobile app development, according to SearchCIO columnist and former CIO Harvey Koeppel. But the journey there is fraught with obstacles, including managing and designing apps that appropriately handle data risks, multiple device and operating system constraints, environmental considerations, and legacy system constraints. The undoing of many journeys is a result of failing to balance UX with the "granddaddy" of all these obstacles: mobile data security risks.
In this SearchCIO handbook, Koeppel gives an account of his own journey to harmonizing user experience and mobile data security, and offers 13 CIO pointers to help ensure your quest is a success. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen advises IT leaders on how to take a balanced approach to mobile app development. Lastly, Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski runs down seven UX design tips for a winning mobile app. Continue Reading
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Dead and outdated apps can pose serious security risks for enterprises. Expert Nick Lewis explains how to find and remove dead apps before they become a problem. Continue Reading
VMware offers three hypervisors that run on top of your existing operating system. Do you know the differences between them? Continue Reading
There are several BIOS settings you may need to change on your host server to ensure that hypervisors will run correctly. Continue Reading