Operating systems News
October 06, 2017
An expanded Dell open networking portfolio includes a high-performing switch for connecting data centers and a 25 GbE model with a new OS for managing network fabrics.
October 03, 2017
Apstra has introduced the second iteration of its network operating system. The latest version of AOS extends network automation to Layer 2 networks running legacy software.
September 19, 2017
After a round of layoffs to its Solaris division, it appears Oracle is phasing out its hardware portfolio and continuing to focus on the cloud.
May 24, 2017
IT admins need visibility to make sure VDI runs smoothly. Virtual desktop monitoring tools take them out of the darkness and help them see where they're going.
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A new PaaS model offers a wider range of OS and middleware choices. Developers need to understand how this model can support their appmod and digital transformation plans. Continue Reading
The fusion of energy management, security and convenience in IoT creates a tailored, personalized user experience, says Rob Martens of Allegion. In other words, it provides flexibility. Continue Reading
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A solid MADP can address many enterprise mobile app needs if buyers can effectively make the case for them. Read the five major use cases for an app dev platform. Continue Reading
Before you get too excited about the benefits of containers, get a handle on limitations: a lack of interoperability across OS platforms, networking constraints and security woes. Continue Reading
NetApp's hyper-converged appliance isn't technically HCI, but it suits the same use cases and offers other advantages, such as smarter scaling through disaggregation. Continue Reading
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Photon OS optimizes VMware Photon platform deployment, not only in vSphere but in GCE, EC2 and more. Follow these steps to learn how to run Photon OS on different platforms. Continue Reading
VDI shops need a way to strike a balance between control and user customization in nonpersistent deployments. User environment management can help. Continue Reading
Photon Controller is one piece, along with Photon Operating System and Photon Machine, which make up Photon Platform. Continue Reading
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When a manufacturer needed to run Windows-only applications on Macs for a specific project, the IT department turned to desktop virtualization software. Continue Reading
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
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