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If there will be a way to make an enterprise data center as efficient and optimized as cloud computing, composable infrastructure seeks to fill that role.
Networking challenges and data collection problems can occur when IT tries to deploy IoT and big data into a data center. Understand how to move data without limiting security.
Implementing big data and IoT is difficult for enterprise IT teams due to major challenges on the network. Here's how IT can understand the relationship and prepare for the change.
Matthew Portnoy, author of Virtualization Essentials, 2nd Edition, answers our questions about virtualization basics and implementation best practices.
With Microsoft SCVMM, you can leverage templates and profiles, deploy a Hyper-V cluster and create a database backup plan, among many other virtual environment management tasks.
When it comes to the open source cloud computing market, OpenStack is the clear leader -- but it still has a ways to go. Learn more about OpenStack with these five quick tips.
Experts predict multicloud computing will be a top enterprise trend in 2017, but some cloud users question whether the touted benefits are worth the jump over significant IT management hurdles.
When choosing a platform, enterprises need to focus on features and prices for Azure, Google and AWS. Take a look under the hood before you take it for a spin.
Some IT shops try to force-fit legacy orchestration tools to cloud -- but that can backfire. Instead, evaluate new orchestration tools, especially those built for hybrid models.
Three experts share their thoughts on what's next for enterprise desktop admins in 2017, including what to expect from Windows 10 security.
If admins notice any issues with tasks running on Windows, they can turn to NirSoft's TaskSchedulerView to pinpoint the culprit and fix the problems.
Windows 7 is not dead. There are many reasons IT keeps it around. To make the OS perform well, admins must modernize it and make sure all patches are up to date.