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What is microsegmentation? How getting granular improves network security

Microsegmentation is a way to create secure zones in data centers and cloud deployments that allow you to isolate workloads and protect them individually.

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HPE partners with Portworx for easier Kubernetes deployment

The new solution pairs HPE’s Synergy composable system with Portworx’s PX-Enterprise cloud-native storage platform to deploy a scale-out container platform on bare metal.

How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

How VMware's vSAN provides the storage component for a hyper-converged data center.

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Review: VMware’s vSAN 6.6

VMware's vSAN 6.6 is an attractive, if expensive, choice for hyper-converged storage.

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Intel’s processor flaw is a virtualization nightmare

An exploit of the Intel processor flaw would allow privileged memory to be observed, which would significantly impact performance.

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Secure your SDN controller

Security is one of the biggest challenges facing software-defined networks. To prevent unauthorized activity, it is essential that you secure your SDN controller.

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What is a hypervisor?

A hypervisor is a process that separates a computer’s operating system and applications from the underlying physical hardware. Usually done as software, the hypervisor drives the concept of virtualization, allowing the physical host...

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Fujitsu, NetApp partner for hyperconverged systems

With NFlex converged infrastructure, Fujitsu and NetApp join the converged and hyperconverged infrastructure party.

How VDI can help organizations be more secure

The use cases for VDI have exploded in the face of today’s modern, mobile workforce.

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Beam me up and over — test-driving telepresence technology

Suitable Technologies' Beam telepresence systems elevate remote meetings and interaction with remote staff and customers.

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What is virtualization?

Virtualization can refer to desktops, servers even networks, and each has its own benefits that can

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After virtualization and cloud, what’s left on premises?

Extreme virtualization leaves just switches, access points, secure routers

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REVIEW: Turbonomic, VMware virtualization management tools

IT pros share their experiences working with Turbonomic and VMware vRealize Operations

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Apstra intent-based networking bridges the physical, virtual

Apstra’s intent-based AOS 2.0 delivers agility across physical/virtual networks so they look like one.

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REVIEW: Users assess network virtualization software from VMware and Micro Focus

Two of the leading network virtualization platforms are VMware NSX and Micro Focus Network Virtualization, according to IT pros in the IT Central Station community. Based on these users’ experiences, the most important selection...

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How network automation can speed deployments and improve security

VMware shops discuss the benefits of network automation for security and management, but also for supporting agile projects.

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VMware adds whitelist security to the hypervisor

AppDefense, a new security layer in VMware, restricts the types of operations applications are allowed to run on virtualized servers.

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Dell EMC flexes some HCI muscle at VMworld 2017

Dell EMC and VMware announced two joint solutions, VxRail 4.5 and VxRack, enabling users to take advantage of HCI and quickly integrate it with existing VMware software.

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