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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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VMware plan disaggregates servers, offloads network virtualization and security

At its virtual VMworld 2020 event, the company previewed a new architecture called Project Monterey that goes a long way to meld bare metal servers, graphics processing units (GPUs), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), network...

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What is a virtual machine, and why are they so useful?

Many of today’s IT innovations have their roots in VMs and their separation of software from hardware.

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VMware certifications, virtualization skills get a boost from pandemic

Demand for virtualization skills rises as pandemic pushes more enterprise functions to cloud. IT pros are cashing in with or without certs, for now.

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Item-level vs. image-level backup: Why it’s best to use a combo

Two types of backup – item level and image level – have different strengths, and it’s possible to tap the best of both.

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The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking 2020

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

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Guide to virtual tech conferences, including Cisco Live, IBM Think and VMworld

COVID-19 has quashed in-person events worldwide. Red Hat Summit, Cisco Live, and VMware's VMworld are just a few of the upcoming network industry events that will now be held virtually.

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The potential impact of containers on networks

Networking is a crucial component in the container ecosystem, providing connectivity between containers running on the same host as well as on different hosts.

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8 reasons to consider hyperconverged infrastructure for your data center

Hyperconvergence offers speed and simplicity compared to the old ways of server configuration.

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VMware licensing increase draws ire but is a logical move

Under the new VMware licensing pricing model, one CPU license will cover up to 32 cores in a single CPU. If a CPU has more than 32 cores, additional CPU licenses will be required.

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NetBeez helps narrow down root causes of issues in virtual environments

Troubleshooting issues in a sea of virtual hosts can be a challenge. One enterprise with a 99% virtual environment has found a tool that monitors the VMs and helps reduce troubleshooting time.

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VMware: Executive churn, some layoffs

Multiple senior-level departures are often a cause for alarm but in this case, we don’t know why they left.

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VMware targets SD-WAN management with Nyansa acquisition

VMware said the Nyansa technology will be targeted at boosting monitoring and troubleshooting for LAN/WAN deployments within its SD-WAN package -- VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud.

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8 best practices for all-flash storage

IT Central Station offers advice from users of HPE Nimble Storage on how to work optimally with all-flash storage arrays.

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Why Kubernetes is vital for your business

To manage moving all your server applications to the cloud in containers, you’ll need to do some container orchestration, that's where Kubernetes comes in.

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What is instant recovery? A way to quickly restore lost files and test backup systems

Instant recovery makes backups directly accessible for quick restoration of files but also enables checking whether the backup system itself is actually working.

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