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A converged system's appeal comes from having an optimized platform that removes significant complexity from an IT environment. But when is CI the right move to make?
Converged and hyper-converged systems simplify an IT environment and boost performance. Here's how to decide if they are right for your business's data center.
Cloud computing is built on the x86 processor, but don't forget RISC processors -- simple, yet powerful chips that still drive some of the data center's most important workloads.
Containers and VMs represent different ways of abstracting resources, have their own use cases and present different challenges. How well do you know these technologies?
Distributed Resource Scheduler, High Availability and Fault Tolerance are vSphere tools designed to ensure high performance and continuous operability in different ways.
Get reports on the general health status of Hyper-V hosts and VMs running on Hyper-V hosts, as well as information on installed roles and features with PowerShell commands.
Microsoft's Azure container strategy could take hybrid computing to an entirely new level and help launch both technologies into more mainstream waters.
As containers, open source and hybrid cloud move into the mainstream, tools to manage those technologies are in high demand. New companies have surfaced to respond to those needs.
Hybrid cloud management software may still be an emerging market, but there are some vendors and tools that buyers should consider for monitoring, cost accounting and other tasks.
With the end of support for IE prior to version 11 and the rise of Microsoft Edge, the time is now for admins and users to learn about the Windows 10 browser landscape.
As with any OS, security in Windows 10 is crucial. IT must emphasize third-party software patching, malware protection and more to create truly resilient Windows 10 devices.
There is so much to keep in mind with Windows 10 security it's easy to overlook the essentials. Get back to basics and remember to keep an eye on updates, encryption and users.