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

Extreme virtualization leaves just switches, access points, secure routers

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What is virtualization? Far more than just virtual machines

No advance in information technology in the past six decades has offered a greater range of quantifiable benefits than has virtualization

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REVIEW: Turbonomic, VMware virtualization management tools

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


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.


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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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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Epyc win for AMD in the server security battle

The built-in security of AMD’s Epyc server chip may prove as advantageous as the chip’s performance.

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How Red Bull Racing uses IoT to win

Red Bull Racing CIO Matt Cadieux details the complex IoT implementation that the team uses to squeeze the maximum amount of performance out of its cars.

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AT&T’s purchase of Vyatta Software bolsters its virtualization push

AT&T will acquire Vyatta Software from Brocade. Here’s why it matters to AT&T’s virtualization efforts.


Dell-EMC updates HCI line to address changing market requirements

Dell-EMC made several announcements regarding hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), including updates to the company’s HCI line and its XC Series HCI appliances.

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