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A new Uptime Institute assessment gives IT a system of benchmarks to improve efficiency and sustainability.
Advances in Ethernet cabling -- along with smart Ethernet controller silicon -- will enable more bandwidth choices and faster networks in the near future.
New standards mean more bandwidth and versatility for tomorrow's Ethernet networks, whether in 25, 40, 50 or 100 GigE deployments.
Virtualization allows administrators to cut down on the number of servers needed, which helps reduce power consumption and save money.
A Hyper-V failover cluster can ensure high availability of VMs, but do you know the resources and functions that make it possible?
Great infrastructure design alone can't save you from falling victim to common virtualization pitfalls. You need to pair it with smart policies.
Organizations often have to move workloads from one Google Compute Engine instance to another. So how should IT pros plan for such a move?
With a range of service offerings, the SoftLayer cloud platform is central to IBM's cloud strategy. But what options are under the SoftLayer umbrella?
When costs of higher-IO workloads escalated in public cloud, media company Ooyala turned to a managed OpenStack private cloud.
With Windows Apportals, IT administrators can build custom environments -- which include specific applications and data -- for groups of users, which lets users skip the Start menu and get right to the tools they need.
Windows Apportals let you put the applications certain user groups need right in front of them, but you need some development knowledge and a Windows Developer License if you want to build them yourself.
It can be tough to know how much memory Windows 8 and 8.1 desktops need before they're actually in use, but the Windows Task Manager can help you see memory usage.