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Cisco warns of critical vulnerability in virtualized network software

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Cisco's Enterprise NFV Infrastructure Software (NFVIS), the worst of which could let an attacker escape from the guest virtual machine (VM) to the host machine.

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What is hyperconvergence?

Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a single system. Enterprises can choose an integrated HCI appliance from a single vendor, or hardware-agnostic hyperconvergence...

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Back to basics: Make sure VMs don’t exceed host capacity

Adding new virtual servers is a good time to audit host memory and compute to ensure each virtual machine gets enough of each.

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Startup gives IT control of GPU pools to maximize their use

Run.AI is launching software that orchestrates shared use of organizations' GPU resources rather than dedicating entire processors to specific AI workloads.

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The Dell/VMware relationship remains strong despite split

If ever you needed a sign Dell and VMware are parting on good terms, they just gave it.

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Nutanix offers virtual private cloud HCI, multicloud workload management

Nutanix’s AOS 6 enables enterprises to build virtual private clouds, while Era update eases data-management software for hybrid and multicloud environments.

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How to add virtual-machine drive space in Microsoft Server Hyper-V

Adding more disk space to virtual machines is important to keep systems running properly and can be accomplished using Microsoft Server Hyper-V with either Hyper-V Manager or Failover Cluster Manager.

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Getting more than expected from a virtual-server training exercise

Sometimes it’s enough to fix an IT problem without discovering the root cause.

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The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking 2021

Here's our rundown of what makes these 10 vendors of network gear the biggest power players within the enterprise.

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Sunlight aims at more efficient virtualization

Sunlight claims its software streamlines virtual environments, cutting the need for server hardware by two thirds and promising similar power savings.

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VMware picks an in-house exec for its new CEO

VMware's incoming CEO Raghu Raghuram is considered an experienced technologist who helped shape VMware’s strategy and is expected to stick to it.

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9 enterprise-storage startups to watch

Young storage companies are innovating products that range from storage arrays to mainframe storage management to cloud storage and more.

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10 features of Windows Admin Center to streamline server administration

Windows Admin Center is a free tool accessible via browser that can make remote management more convenient, efficient, and secure.

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Cisco grows UCS server family with high-powered AMD processor

Cisco is using AMD’s new EPYC 7003 processor to boost performance in its Unified Computing System family of servers.

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VMware, Nvidia offer GPU-powered AI in virtual machines

Expanded partnership aims to make it easier for enterprises to run GPU-accelerated AI applications.

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VMware takes an executive talent hit but can handle it

Three executive departures in less than a month is a tough situation, but Pat Gelsinger is leaving VMware with a deep management bench.

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VMware, Nvidia partner to boost AI, networking capabilities

A partnership between VMware and Nvidia will enable deployment of AI-ready infrastructure where data resides.

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VMware highlights security in COVID-era networking

VMware is tackling the challenges of securing distributed enterprise resources with product enhancements including the new Carbon Black Cloud Workload software and upgrades to its SD-WAN and SASE products.

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