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( Feb 18, 2015 )
Moving workloads across an environment is much easier now with the different features companies offer. But a certain host server might not be a good fit for a certain VM.
SCVMM offers a wide variety of configuration options but some settings can be overlooked or are unknown because they don't appear directly in the management console.
Hyper-converged products have shown their value and the vendor competition is just starting to heat up.
In addition to providing a mix of public and private cloud services, Virtustream's cloud platform offers tools for analytics and resource management.
Verizon recently shifted its cloud focus to go beyond just public cloud. Enterprises can now choose between public, private and hybrid cloud services.
OpenStack containers can come in many forms as the Foundation has taken an agnostic approach to the emerging orchestration technologies around it.
Using a free trial of Office 365 gives you some cloud exposure and experience as well as a head start over peers.
There are three new deployment experiences admins should prepare for in the upcoming Exchange 2016 release.
Exchange Server 2016, cloud and hybrid Exchange options were highlights from Microsoft Ignite, says one MVP.
A need for data warehouses designed for large-volume data loading and complex analytical workloads led to Microsoft's Analytics Platform System.
Row-level security, a new feature for Azure SQL databases, helps Microsoft database platforms get to the same level as Oracle and DB2.
An expert offers an example of how to institute row-level security, a preview feature introduced recently by Microsoft for Azure SQL databases.
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.
Windows 10 is coming, but there are still tons of questions. Get the answers you want to know about new features, security, applications and more.
With Windows Apportals, IT administrators can build custom environments -- which include specific applications and data -- for groups of users, which lets users skip the Start menu and get right to the tools they need.
Windows Apportals let you put the applications certain user groups need right in front of them, but you need some development knowledge and a Windows Developer License if you want to build them yourself.
Layering, persona management tools and flash arrays help keep virtual desktop users happy and VDI storage costs down.
Session presenters, attendees and the CEO of Citrix had a lot to say at Synergy 2015.Take a look at some memorable quotes from the user conference.
Citrix Receiver lets users connect from almost any device to their virtual applications and desktops. It's important that they have the most recent version of the client so they can take reap the benefits of new features.