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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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Hot products at VMworld 2017

IT pros are converging at VMworld to learn about the latest in enterprise cloud, virtualization, security and software-defined data center technologies. Here are some of the product highlights from the show floor.

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VMware embraces cloud during VMWorld, CEO Gelsinger says

VMware is rolling out services worldwide in the AWS cloud over the next 15 months, starting in the U.S.

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Why microservices are the foundation to a digital future

To extract full value from the cloud, companies must make sure that they aren’t bringing the equivalent of a cutlass to a gun fight when it comes to migrating existing applications and accelerating software development. Companies will...

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8 steps to IT control in a self-service cloud world

How the “Minimum Viable Operating Model” (MVOM) allows IT to harness the cloud securely

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WANs, tunnels and tags are things of the past

A look at WAN deployments through the ages. The future of WANs is no-WAN.

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The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

Here's our ranking of the top 10 network-gear vendors that serve corporate needs.

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What is hyperconvergence?

Hyperconvergence aims to simplify data center operations by combining compute, storage and networking in a software-driven appliance.

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NVM Express spec updated for data-intensive operations

The NVM Express group has issued the NVM Express 1.3 spec, which aims to make solid-state drives (SSDs) even faster for analytics and virtualization.

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